By William A. Gentry
Center for Creative Leadership
Paige Logan & Scott Tonidandel
The information from this paper will help you understand the perspective of first-time managers and the struggles they have. You can use the information to support first-time managers in the most difficult transition they have made so far in their careers, develop them as leaders, and ultimately, strengthen your leadership pipeline.
Gentry, W. A., Logan, P., & Tonidandel, S. (2014). Understanding the leadership challenges of first-time managers: Strengthening your leadership pipeline [White paper]. Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership. https://doi.org/10.35613/ccl.2014.1021