Changing Roles for Senior Managers

Kettley P, Strebler M T | Report 327 | Institute for Employment Studies | Apr 1997

The change initiatives adopted by employers in recent years in pursuit of competitive advantage (eg restructuring, externalisation, internationalisation, information technology and organisational learning) have all had significant implications for the role and skill requirements of senior managers.

This report pulls together the different perspectives of 17 of the UK's leading employers plus over 50 senior managers, on just what it now takes to be effective at the top and what will be needed along the way.

This report is third in a series exploring employers' skill requirements and how they are changing, in eight different occupations.

Read the full report summary