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Not Everyone Gets a Trophy: How to Manage Generation Y by Bruce Tulgan

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CHAPTER TEN

BUILD THE NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS

I was a good programmer, so my boss asked me if I would be interested in being team leader. I took it because it was a move up, but I was much better at programming than I was at leading. So I spend most of my time programming, and then there is some paperwork I have to fill out every week. I said I would try it out, but I don't think I'm really cut out for leadership.

Gen Yer

They want more status, authority, rewards,” said one senior engineer in a major electrical products company. “But they don't want the additional responsibilities of being in management roles. We give a junior engineer the big promotion, make him an engineering supervisor, and he keeps acting like he's just a project engineer. ...

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