Rosenzweig's Ramblings June 2009: Succession Planning: Avoid a Dumb Move

Chemical Processing's Editor-in-Chief, Mark Rosenzweig, wants us to admit that not all old hands hold incredible insights. Longevity by itself doesn't necessarily lead to learning. Just because someone has been doing a job for ages doesn't mean that person is expert at it. Too many people strive to do just enough to get by, rather than to excel. Others lose their edge because they don't improve their capabilities or keep up to date with technology. Unfortunately, veteran engineers and operators suffer such failings

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Rosenzweig's Ramblings June 2009: Succession Planning: Avoid a Dumb Move
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Chemical Processing's Editor-in-Chief, Mark Rosenzweig, wants us to admit that not all old hands hold incredible insights. Longevity by itself doesn't necessarily lead to learning. Just because someone has been doing a job for ages doesn't mean that person is expert at it. Too many people strive to do just enough to get by, rather than to excel. Others lose their edge because they don't improve their capabilities or keep up to date with technology. Unfortunately, veteran engineers and operators suffer such failings