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    How do you educate a manager to manage an organization as it evolves over time from an entrepreneurial structure to a more sophisticated and complex organizational structure?

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    Please refer to file response attached, which is also presented below. I hope this helps and take care.

    1. How do you educate a manager to manage an organization as it evolves over time from an entrepreneurial structure to a more sophisticated and complex organizational structure?

    As a business emerges, the owner of the business needs to continually assess the training needs of his or her employees and managers. There are a number of steps to follow to ensure that the company is focusing attention and investment on the areas that will add most value. Effective Training and Development can make a tremendous difference to the business and employees, especially as the company becomes more complex. As with other key business decisions the principle should be - do the right thing right, at the right time. Information technology has come to the fore, for example.
    Effective Leadership and Management is based on making the best decisions and for this, you need to have the best information. That's why Analysing your Business and Assessing your Training Needs (meaning employees and managers) are essential parts of the planning process and provide you with the opportunity to prioritise - Who - What - How - When - Where. You also need to know what options you have to train and develop your people. (See http://www.mln.org.uk/trainingneedsassessment.asp).

    Integrated Management and Leadership Development
    What is Leadership?
    What is Management?
    Are all managers leaders?
    Are all leaders managers?

    Many people have struggled to come up with definitive answers to these questions without much success - perhaps it is better to adopt a more common sense approach. After assessing the company and managers, I would suggest and an integrated approach such as one developed through the Council for Excellence in Management and Leadership. It is a very useful tool to help organizations train their managers to be effective leaders and highly effective when combined with the information (obtained through the assessment phase above) to make the training specific to your organizational needs.
    See attachment for a framework, which highlights the key skills associated with managing and leading. One point to remember is that people in management, or coming in to management, will bring their own specialist knowledge with them which might be absolutely essential in some industries but not in others. What this framework will concentrate on is the transferable or generic skills of managing and leading. These generic transferable skills are synergetic (the whole is greater than the sum of its parts) necessary for the success and productivity of a business. Success managerial training and knowledge in an integrated technology (IT) is more than likely ...

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