An examination of the relationship between upward influence tactics and assessments of promotability
If someone is a "B" in their current position and an "A" in promotability
, she's a prime candidate for more responsibility.
Career education includes seven major goals: to equip persons with general employability, adaptability, and promotability
skills; to help persons in career awareness, exploration, and decision making; to relate education and work so that better choices of both can be made; to make work a meaningful part of total lifestyle; to reform education by infusing a careers emphasis in classrooms; to promote and implement private sector-education system partnerships; and to reduce bias and stereotyping and thus protect freedom of choice (Hoyt, 1987).
If you honestly believe that you are qualified for the next level of supervision and were passed by a lower level employee whose only fresh idea was to give notice, then management is actually giving you notice, at least of your lack of promotability
Both development reviews and performance appraisals provide you, the manager with human resources responsibilities, with information on the promotability
of each employee.
1989) Age (NS) Tenure (NS) Job Satisfaction (+, AC) Food service Performance (+, AC) (-, CC) organizations Promotability
(+, AC) (-, CC) Job Characteristics/Work Allen and Meyer (1990) Experiences (+, AC, NC) (-, CC) University employees Perceived Alternatives Manufacturing (-, AC, CC) organizations Expected Organization Retail department Loyalty stores Hospitals (+, AC, NC) (-, CC) Caldwell et al.
In this case women were given longer than men to demonstrate their promotability
under an "up or out" military regime that mandated discharge for those not promoted within a set time.
Promotion is gradual, allowing time for management to assess the promotability
of a given employee on criteria other than short-term performance.
Training is not an option and it's required for promotability
," explains O'Donnell-Good.
Experience and expertise are fundamental to gaining a management position, but they're only the beginning when it comes to effectiveness on the job, promotability
and a successful career.
For example, individuals interested in their promotability
should focus on the upward use of rational tactics and eschew the use of assertiveness (Thacker & Wayne, 1995); persons desiring career success may be well advised to use supervisor-focused tactics such as ingratiation, rather than job-focused tactics such as self-promotion (Judge & Bretz, 1994; Wayne & Liden, 1995).
What's much more appropriate now," Hoyt says, is "emphasizing at the secondary level the general employability, adaptability and promotability
skills kids are going to need no matter what occupation they go into.