Chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) taking on new roles expect to succeed. They have climbed the rungs to leadership positions and been vetted, tested and proven over their careers. Yet even high-achieving supply chain leaders can find that their previously successful strategies and tactics cannot be perfectly retrofitted to their new roles. If new CSCOs are unprepared or unable to adapt to their new environment, they may be faced with a “derailment.”
3 Traps That Can Derail a New CSCO
Leadership derailment leads to loss of productivity, increased costs and decreased team trust. Leaders don’t fail because they lack talent — they instead fall into three avoidable traps. This research helps CSCOs identify these traps, ensuring business results and their careers are safely on track.