Hope this article helps many early-stage managers…and wish I read it back then, too. It is a quick read but resonates. When you are successful early in your career because of your independence and autonomy, it is a COMPLETELY new game when supervising others because you must remember that “You can’t [meaning ‘should not’] do everything yourself when you are a manager.”
This is Why Your Boss is Terrible, According to Management Experts
We all know that bosses can be jerks. Now economists think they understand why — although the reason may surprise you.
As it turns out, most companies end up promoting their best-performing employees, giving them responsibility for supervising others workers. The problem, new research shows, is that the skills that made employees succeed at their initial jobs don’t help when it comes to supervising others — and may actually hurt.