Sometimes a management development program doesn't go as planned. Learn to figure out if your plan is to blame, or if some of the managers in the program need to be replaced.
- Look, I'll be the first to admit…that all the training in the world…isn't going to make me into a tech guru.…Just ask my 18-year-old son.…He's been trying to teach me the ropes for years,…and I'm still a beginner at best.…That doesn't mean his approach to training…is in need of an upgrade.…In my case, it's definitely the student.…You're going to find there will be times…when your management development plan…isn't working according to plan.…While your first instinct might be to redo your plan,…you're going to want to take a step back…so you can determine the root cause.…
First off, understand that, more often than not,…people are told they're going to be…going to a training course…or they'll be assigned a coach.…As I recently wrote in a LinkedIn piece titled…Three Reasons People are Uncoachable.…Not everyone is interested in improving.…Some people think they're fine they way they are.…So if your company has a policy…where training is a requirement and not an option,…you may indeed have people who simply don't want to be helped.…
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- What makes a manager effective?
- What managers seek from their employers
- Coaching versus mentoring
- Determining whether to use internal or external resources
- Helping managers take control of their learning
- Creating a management training strategy
- Measuring the effectiveness of your program
- Avoiding common management development mistakes