Manager to Leader: Making the Transition
The process by which an individual determines direction, influences a group, and directs the group toward a specific goal or mission.
Traditionally, middle managers make up the largest managerial layer in an organization. Middle managers are responsible to those above them and those below them. They head a variety of departments and projects. In order for a company to operate smoothly, it is essential that those in middle management to make the transition to become future leaders committed to the goals of the organization and they understand how to effectively lead teams and execute organization’s objectives.
It is crucial for businesses to focus on these essential managers and provide them with the opportunities to succeed and make the transition to leadership roles. No matter the organization’s structure or size, it will benefit from preparing their current managers to become leaders.