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Why do we reward success on the job with a promotion out of the job and into management? It’s a phenomenon that reveals antiquated flaws in organizational design.

Often wondered this about media organizations. What makes reporters excellent at story-getting often makes them catastrophic at managing other people, etc.

What If You Don’t Want to Be a Manager? - Anne Kreamer - Harvard Business Review

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There are great bloggers. And there are people who are very good at managing bloggers (although that’s a lot rarer, and probably harder). But the chances of finding one of the latter in the ranks of the former? Approximately nil. Josh Marshall, maybe?

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