Another good leadership and management read from Wharton today. Been around for a while? — read why and how-to keep up with your eveolving stages of accountability and responsibility.
Excerpt: Knowledge needs change over the course of a career, and failure to keep pace can have serious consequences. Richard Shell, Wharton Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics and Management, recently explained that while technical know-how is required in earlier stages where responsibilities are narrower, you need “more general knowledge of self, society, and other people” as responsibilities broaden. Specifically, Shell cited the later-career needs for “more opportunity to self-analyze and self-reflect” as well as “continued exposure to peers with deep, global experience.”
Read full article via Mid-Career Breakthrough — Wharton@Work August 2012.