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Chapter 11

Career development skills

What organisations can do

This chapter summarises the main findings of the paper Purpose Driven Leader – Purpose Driven Career produced for Cranfield University School of Management’s Doughty Centre for Corporate Responsibility in 2016, with a few additional notes.1

To ensure that readers who might have jumped directly into this chapter can contextualise the recommendations, there is first a short summary of the main arguments for why organisations should invest in this topic.

Long lives mean several transitions in our careers

As discussed throughout the book, our increasing longevity means that most of us will have to or want to continue to work long past what is today considered retirement age, for ...

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