Editor’s Note: As I wind down my time as Editor of TLNT — I’m leaving in a few weeks— I wanted to share some of my favorite TLNT posts. Here’s one from August 2013.
What do you do when you promote someone in your organization and it just doesn’t work out?
I’m not talking about someone who simply struggles a bit to adjust to a new position, but rather, someone who gets promoted only to then show everyone that they are absolutely not the right person for the job
The New York Times‘ You’re the Boss blog recently tackled this question, and it is a good one because it’s a common situation that lots of managers struggle with.
3 options when a promotion goes bad
A reader of You’re the Boss put it this way: