It’s not easy for people to adapt to homeworking, but there’s quite a lot of help available. For those new to managing a homeworking team, the challenges are greater – but, with training, can be easily resolved.
To be successful, matrix organisations require managers to develop a specialist set of personal qualities and skills to navigate a complex, constantly evolving environment.
Today's working environment is 100% VUCA: volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. We need critical thinking skills more than ever.
Any group of people who wants to achieve anything has need of a leader. And anyone can be that leader, even when they’re not the boss!
How to help managers develop themselves, rather than just rely on formal training
Intelligent professional networking can be of so much benefit, to the quality of our work, our career and reputations as managers
Monkeys are: issues, problems, tasks, queries, decisions to be made or advice needed. When you encourage employees to handle their own monkeys, they acquire new skills, initiative and ownership and you liberate time to do your own job.
Coaching by managers is probably the most effective way to build employees’ engagement and skills.