By Robert W. Eichinger & Michael M. Lombardo
Center for Creative Leadership
A person who works exclusively in staff jobs throughout a career is less likely to develop important leadership competencies than a person who works exclusively in line jobs. This report shows why and offers several specific ways to increase the leadership potential of staff managers.
Eichinger, R. W., & Lombardo, M. M. (2001). Twenty-two ways to develop leadership in staff managers (Technical Report No. 144). Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership. https://doi.org/10.35613/ccl.1990.1097