Training that develops coaching skills, is an essential part of a management development program.
*Review the information on the Accel-Team.com Web site, Employee Coaching Concepts and Responsibilities Explained. http://www.accel-team.com/publications/atPDF_EmpCoaching.html
*Click Free: Click to download to download the "Coaching Employees" article.
*Follow the instructions to complete the Coaching Concepts Survey in the article.
*Once you have completed the survey, discuss in a paper what you learned about the coaching process and how it can influence the effectiveness of a manager.
In reading this comprehensive article on the development of people and taking the survey, it becomes very clear that a failure by managers to take this responsibility seriously would be a failure of the company as a whole. As the article points out, it is as serious, if not more serious, as planning a budget or productivity (Grimes, 2011).