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  • About the Author: Victor Lipman

    Victor Lipman is author of The Type B Manager: Leading Successfully in a Type A World (Prentice Hall Press, August 2015). He has over two decades of Fortune 500 front-line and executive…

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05 Nov. 2017 | Comments (0)
Why Do We Spend So Much Developing Senior Leaders and So Little Training New Managers?
During the last five years of my corporate management career, I had a great deal of leadership development. Along with many other executives, I attended talks by noted management authors, I went to (often lengthy) team-building exercises, and I participated in discussions on different leadership styles. It was OK — extremely insightful at times, moderately interesting at others, but it often kept me away from the demands of everyday management.