Managers as Developers of Others - Main Findings of an IES Research Study

Hirsh W, Silverman M, Tamkin P, Jackson C | HR Network Paper MP35 | Institute for Employment Studies | Aug 2004

This paper is based on a study by IES that investigated the behaviour of managers who are good at developing other people in the workplace.

This paper contains:

  • characteristics of good and bad development support
  • situations where good developers make a difference
  • what motivates good developers of others
  • enablers and barriers to developign others
  • the impact of good and bad development support
  • a framework for managers as developers
  • some practical suggestions for managers
  • information about the research.