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Jared Niervas
Jared Niervas

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How to Transition Into an Engineering Leadership Role

There is no hard and fast rule that says engineers cannot become good leaders — Engineers have many skills that make them ideal managers.

The most common management tasks involve:

  • Resolving matters of conflict among team members (25%)
  • Motivation of team members (22%)
  • Exploring resource to bring improvements into the team (15%)
  • Handling corrective actions and performance reviews (15%)
  • Recruitment of new leaders and mentoring internal team members (12%)

No one is a perfect leader, and no one gets leadership right all the time — Learning is a cooperative process when you link up with link-minded Engineering leaders — peers. Check out Lohika Community: Home to Engineering leadership.

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