Managers as Developers of Others - A Literature Review

Silverman M | HR Network Paper MP65 | Institute for Employment Studies | Feb 2004

This paper is part of the output of an IES research project on 'Managers as Developers of Others'.

The paper covers: the growing role of the line manager in development; managers as career developers; managers as mentors and coaches for staff; the business importance of managers as developers; developing the competency to develop others; barriers to staff development; and relation to management theories and formal frameworks.