Money Talks is a daily business column from CBC radio.
The business of leadership getting the attention it deserves. We have so many compelling reasons to get people-management done right within our organizations. With painful labour shortages, costly retention issues and a fiercely competitive labour market, it is surprising how little time and attention many organizations pay to the business of leadership and leadership development in its supervisors, middle and senior managers.
Promoting exemplary doers into people leadership roles is still common practice and while that in itself may not seem problematic, the lack of investment in those people’s leadership competencies certainly is.