Career Management for Middle Managers
This series of breakfast discussions was held on 20th Jan 2012.
The purpose of this series of roundtable discussions is:
- To disseminate ideas that will help to address and synthesize critical issues in the area of leadership development-specifically applicable and relevant to the Indian context
- To create a platform to bring together a group of corporate practitioners on a regular basis and learn from their perspectives-as well as share it with the larger corporate fraternity
Middle manager roles require a strong balancing act. They have many stakeholders to manage and therefore influencing and collaboration becomes extremely important skill sets for this layer. The notion of success in many of these cases is linked to past achievements which fosters a belief that they are ready for the next level. This notion may or may not be true; however for an organization the challenging aspect is to make a large segment of this population confront the reality and also keep them motivated and engaged along with shaping up career paths for the people who are considered to be High Potentials. Read More..