American Society of Civil Engineers


Cultivating the Next Crop of Leaders


by Mary Jo Finchum

Leadership and Management in Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 3, July 2003, pp. 150-152, (doi:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)1532-6748(2003)3:3(150))

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Document type: Feature Article
Abstract: After a brief survey of the setbacks awaiting firms that have not planned properly for leadership changes, a description is given of the mentoring program s in place at Stanley Consultants. Three programs are available, making ti possible for aspirants to broaden their management and leadership skills, benefit from the tutelage of a project manager, or try their hand at marketing and generating new business for the firm. The benefits that the programs confer on both the participants and the company as a whole are discussed.


ASCE Subject Headings:
Leadership
Professional development