Assignments for Development in Place

It is not necessary to change someone’s job to provide many of these challenges, although job change is the best method. Adding these challenges to a manager’s current job creates new challenges and gives the incumbent a “new job” of sorts.

On the following pages are 88 options for development in place. These are divided into five categories according to the general type of assignment, as described below.

A.  Small projects and start-ups, which emphasize persuasion, learning new content quickly, working under time pressure, and dealing with groups of people not worked with before. Such assignments may or may not emphasize individual leadership, depending on whether or not the manager is in charge. Tim Hall ...

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