Defining Career Lattices to Define Robust Lateral and Vertical Mobility.

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The ability to enable the movement of employees proactively and strategically from role to role at the leadership, professional, and operational levels is a key flexibility that advanced career development functions offer.

While a “career ladder” or standard path (or “pathway”) shows primarily vertical movement within a function, a “career lattice” enables movement of people both vertically and horizontally, and within and across functional lines for unique experiences and exposure that better round out a professional and leadership resume.


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