Book Your next move : the leader's guide to navigating major career transitions / Michael D. Watkins.
Publication year: [c2009].
Call Number HD57.7 .W382 2009
Media class: Book
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business Press
ISBN: 9781422147634 1422147630
"... a sequel to The First 90 Days ..."-- p. [xi].
Extent: xii, 220 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
All leaders need guidance through professional changes that define a career. Transitions into new roles are the crucibles in which leaders get their toughest tests, and they're the defining factor in professional careers today. Yet far too often, leaders fail to transition effectively into new roles. The resulting costs are high, for individual careers and for organizations. In Your Next Move, Michael Watkins shows how you can survive and thrive in all major transitions you will face during your career including promotions, leading former peers, onboarding into a new organization, making an international move, or turning around or realigning an organization. Watkins illustrates the defining hurdles associated with each type of transition. He provides insights, strategies, and tools you'll need to accelerate through these crucial turning points and continue moving up in your career. The necessary complement to the author's bestselling guide The First 90 Days.Your Next Move offers keen observations, tried-and-true management wisdom, and practical good sense. It's a vital resource for any manager or executive seeking to maintain career momentum--Publisher's description.
Introduction -- 1. The promotion challenge -- 2. The leading former peers challenge -- 3. The corporate diplomacy challenge -- 4. The onboarding challenge -- 5. The international move challenge -- 6. The turnaround challenge -- 7. The realignment challenge -- 8. The STARS portfolio challenge -- Conclusion : designing company wide transition-acceleration systems.