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Newly Hired Executives Not Performing Up to Par

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Study shows that a lack of interpersonal skills keeps many new executives from successfully transitioning into their new roles.

Despite strong technical know-how and years of previous management experience, nearly one in three externally hired executives and one in five executives hired from within are not performing as well as expected, after two years in the position. The culprit: poor interpersonal skills, according to a new study by the Institute for Executive Development and Alexcel, an al


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