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Friday, September 1, 2017

Help employees and managers recognize the why of lateral moves.

The world is flat. Well, maybe not the actual world, but the world of work has certainly flattened. Layers began to disappear in the 1980s, with the shift to flatter organizations gaining such momentum that one firm, the Boston Consulting Group, filed for a trademark in 2005 for the term "delayering." Corporate career ladders lost rungs, middle management levels disappeared, and some C-level roles vanished. Gradually, few

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