Tag: management development

There are five traits and characteristics that will differentiate and define successful leaders of the future, according to leadership expert Marshall Goldsmith

The 5 hallmarks of successful leadership in the future

There are five characteristics that will differentiate and define successful leadership of the future, according to leadership expert Marshall Goldsmith. The first way in which leaders will be different is in their ability to think globally, he said. “Historically, leadership was much more local or domestic and now leadership is […]

Companies need to rethink management development to take into account the nature of high-stress workplaces as they diminish people’s readiness to learn

4 steps for HR to better management development

Companies need to rethink corporate learning and management development to take into account the nature of today’s high-stress workplaces as they diminish people’s readiness to learn, according to an expert in neuroscience and leader performance. Typically associated with schools, being ready to learn is actually critical to understanding what people […]

To build self-assurance, managers need to test their skills and receive feedback. They also benefit from having a trusted mentor they can go to for support.

Front-line managers: building organisational heart

Managers play a critical role in creating the organisational climate through their interpersonal relationships with employees, writes Jennie Walker How do your managers view their professional relationship with employees? This foundational viewpoint could be making or breaking your employee engagement. A manager recently expressed frustration about his employee engagement scores, […]