Developing Supervisors And Team Leaders

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Leaders and supervisors do not grow on trees; they must be developed. 'Developing Supervisors and Team Leaders' is a practical, how-to guide for creating leaders and supervisors. Spanning topics from determini ng needs to evaluating performance, it covers all aspects of how to de velop the skills, insights, and attitude to lead others. Kirkpatrick demonstrates how to get others to share the same focus, purpose, and e fforts toward improving an organization's quality of product or servic e. From determining needs, planning programs and training to the final evaluation, this book provides knowledge and practical tools for deve loping successful leaders.

Audience: HR professionals/managers.

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This book is an excellent addition for any training and developer's library. It would be a useful tool for any training and development manager.
Diane Sanderson, Personnel Today, 10th July 01
This guide shows how to create leaders in any organization. It contains material for a training program, including checklists, forms, surveys, and other material, and gives advice on performance appraisal and coaching. Case studies are presented from organizations that have planned, implemented, and evaluated leadership training programs, including Deere & Company, General Electric, and St. Joseph's Hospital. The guide is useful for trainers and other human resource professionals, and middle- and upper-level managers. Kirkpatrick is professor emeritus at the University of Wisconsin, where he taught at the Management Institute for 30 years. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780877193821
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 5/1/2001
  • Series: Improving Human Performance Series
  • Pages: 396
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Table of Contents

The importance of supervisory training and development; Responsibility and authority for supervisory training; Philosophy, strategy, and guiding principles; Conditions for maximum learning by supervisors; Determining training needs and setting objectives; An overview of training and development techniques; Planning and implementing internal classroom training; Evaluating internal classroom training; Outside supervisory development programs; On the job performance appraisals; Coaching for improved performance; Selecting and training new supervisors.

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