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Becoming a General Manager

Career Planning Advice for Supply Chain Leaders

The most successful supply chain leaders are deeply engaged in the details of their companies' operations and are able to manage highly complex organizations. Some of these leaders ultimately aspire to move into a senior general management role, but they may not have the broader set of skills and experiences necessary to take on the larger responsibilities.

Increasingly, supply chain management leaders are tackling the question: What are the skills and experiences I need in order to make the leap into general management? We explore this question in the June 2014 issue of Council of Supply Chain Management ProfessionalsCSCMP Hot Topics, and offer some advice for supply chain leaders looking to move up to the GM role. 

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