The Development Alternative focuses on critical aspects of worker development designed for business leaders responsible for bottom-line business objectives. The overall goal is to help these organizational leaders get the results they want through their most valuable business asset: The employees.
Whether your goal is effectively managing your team, engaging and retaining your current staff, or improving your products and services, The Development Alternative provides a unique framework and action steps for organizational leaders to reassess their people strategies and achieve ultimate results. You’ll learn how to align your company’s or department’s vision with long-term people development objectives while making continuous progress towards assessing short-term goals. The Development Alternative offers best practices from leading organizations who have achieved success through adopting a people development approach and shows you exactly how to get the best results through effective strategies.
The key to success lies in the development of the people. In this fast paced world, it is essential for small businesses to keep involved in the learning process. If a small business fails to train their employees to deal with change, the company will suffer. Take a few steps at the beginning and start planning. Try different strategies and encourage employees to learn. The managers need to motivate their employees and define the company’s goals and vision to their people. Managers should share their expectations so that the employees know what to achieve.
A good employee coach and developer is a rare feature in the industry, and any organization which can boast a list of senior management professionals who are recognized experts in the field, enjoys a unique position.
It is therefore vital for every new manager and supervisor to hone their skills, so that they are better able to perform their responsibilities as a coach to their subordinates.
Development of coaching skills in managers is the tool for effective employee coaching, and this book will highlight the key skills and qualities that a supervisor needs to adopt to become a successful coach.
The book will discuss the skills which are vital for managerial success, and help supervisors master the qualities which are essential for the management of employees. Different coaching situations faced by managers will be discussed along with the variety of approaches which are adopted by supervisors to manage employees.