Managers, for all intensive purposes, are the face of the organization to all employees. A manager on a mission attracts, grows and develops people to maximize their skills, and cultivates the collective abilities of the organization. He/She builds the capacity of people to perform, and creates a structure to support people and organizational strategies. They must have the requisite vision, motivation and skills necessary to remain mission-focused and goal-centered, while ensuring that direct reports produce results and feel professionally supported, and nurtured in the process. To accomplish these goals, managers must engage in key actions and behaviors in order to demonstrate competency as a manager on a mission. The key actions and behaviors for this competency include:
Specific focus is placed on:
Differentiating between job and mission responsibilities
Evaluating the manager's abilities using a B.A.S.K. assessment
Conveying expectations and engaging in strategies to ensure that they are met
Understanding personalities and their impact on performance and teamwork: the 4-Gets Model
Setting the stage to get employees to take initiative for change, growth and development
Communicating and providing feedback
Coaching for Success M&M and R&R
open to all
Format: interactive & experiential utilizing large group activities, small group dialogues, and didactic lessons designed to guide the participants in their assessment of self and issues relevant to their ability to manage and grow people, create processes and practices that promote empowerment and performance, and demonstrate an understanding of core components for creating interactions and conditions that ensure success on the job.
teleconference or meeting to assess current challenges managers are facing; sample job descriptions for employees which the managers supervise, as well as those for the managers themselves.
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