2 EQUIPPING IT LEADERS

Simon Mitchell, December 2010

IT people can have great technical skills, which set them up for promotion, but are they the right skills to take them on to the next stage in their professional career? Simon Mitchell provides a valuable insight into some of the difficulties that emerging IT leaders face when moving from an operational to a leadership role and how companies can support them in this critical transition.

Being invited to take the next step into a management or leadership role can be flattering and exciting and, understandably, many accept a rise in salary and status without full consideration of the skills and attributes required to make the new role a success.

Yet as a person progresses into management, ...

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