17 Jul '11, 12pm

Why First-Time Managers Fail - Yahoo! Singapore Finance via @YahooFinance

Andrew G. Rosen , On Wednesday 13 July 2011, 2:18 SGT The transition from worker to manager can be overwhelming. Perhaps that's why so many first-time managers suck. They suck time, energy, and resources from many organizations. If you are a first-time manager, read on for some great tips from the experts. If you are an employee who works under a first-time manager, take a deep breath and learn how to meditate --your patience will be tested! Here's why many first-time managers fail: They haven't received proper training. Keep in mind that a poor manager is often the fault of the employer, not the employee. Too little time is spent training the right people. Instead, workers are promoted based on seniority and a host of other illegitimate reasons. Leadership is an art form. And if you're working for an organization that is unwilling to teach the people they promote, you mig...

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