Successful Executives Change Jobs 3 Times Throughout Their Career

In recent years, leaders’ roles have become more complex due to globalization, rapid technology changes and increasingly competitive organizational environments. This requires managers to develop a “complicated understanding” of the business environment by seeking out and learning from diverse experiences. In this vein, adaptability, defined as the ability to work effectively in a variety of situations and with a variety of individuals, is perhaps the most crucial competency for todays’ executives’ career success.

Source: www.educationpost.com.hk

A study recently published by top ranked European business school, IESE, revealed that the most adaptable and successful executives change job position three times throughout their careers, spending eight years in each position.

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