Sir, When I started work in 1972 for a major UK IT company there was one person running the company called the managing director and all of my colleagues seemed to aspire to become just a “manager”. This week I see in the FT an advertisement for Morgan Stanley “introducing our new Managing Directors” with more than 100 names shown.
In a world where everyone seems to be a director or a senior vice-president or some other grandiose title, it must be very difficult for millennials to know what on earth they should aspire to. There are even two Popes now!
Dr Dennis Jones
West Lulworth, Dorset, UK