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Definition Management Development. Description.

Management Development is the process of ensuring the organization has the appropriate management competencies to meet its business objectives. This includes assessing existing skills and abilities and identifying actual and potential shortfalls and problem areas.

For the participating managers, participating in a MD program has a number of benefits:

  1. It increases the value of the participating manager to the organization where he/she is currently employed and thus increases job security.

  2. It increases the career opportunities of the participating manager within the current organization.

  3. It increases the Employability of the participating manager outside the current organization.

  4. It fulfills Love and Belongingness Needs, Self-Esteem Needs and Self-actualization Needs that the participating manager derives from his work.

Some approaches and techniques to Management Development are: Mentoring, Coaching, Performance Appraisals, Self-Appraisals, Peer-Appraisals, Behavioral Observation Scales, Competency Assessments, 360-Degree Feedback, job rotation, professional development, training and education.

Management Development Forum
  Experiential Learning and Dialogical Experiential Learning
A traditional training technique for leadership and management development that has been used a lot historically in organizations is Outdoor Management Development (OMD). As the term suggests, the technique is used outdoors (outside of the own...
  Objectives of Management Development
The main objective of management development is to improve the competency of a person in order to improve the overall performance of the organization. The "competency" is consisting of education, skills and attitude.
- Education: aquiring...

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Best Practices - Management Development Premium
  Is your Team Green, Yellow, Red or Blue? And You?
Whether you'd like to develop yourself or your team or your entire management force, it's logical to start with an analysis of drives, values and thinking preferences. These things to a large extent determine your behavior, how y...
  Differences Between Development, Training and Education?
What precisely are the differences and similarities between training, education and development to an organization? Thanks for your ideas......

Expert Tips - Management Development Premium

How to Retain your Top IT Talents and Star Performers

The growing demand for IT-professionals today increases the difficulty to retain the best performers in your IT-department. Stoddard (2014) recognizes...
Usage (application): Talent Management, IT Talent, IT Star Performers, Retaining ICT Talent, Innovation Talent

Top-3 Pitfalls in Talent Management: Common Mistakes by Talent Managers

In companies talent management failures are made at various levels, from strategic failures to process and management failures. One of the most troubl...
Usage (application): Talent Management, Management Pipeline, Leadership Pipeline, Management Development, Management Succession Planning

Fairness of Managers and Leaders: are Fair Leaders More Effective?

In many studies the relationship between fairness and effective leadership is studied. Managers and leaders are often responsible for decisions direct...
Usage (application): Management, Leadership, HR, Performance Appraisals

Resources - Management Development Premium

5 Ways to Develop your Leadership Skills

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Usage (application): Career Management, Career Planning, Management Development, Talent Management, Succession Planning

Assess your Personality Type to Plan your Career

This presentation elaborates on how to define your personality and the career that suits best to you. The presentation includes the following sections...
Usage (application): Career Management, Career Planning, Personality Types

Learning Agility and Enterprise Agility

This presentation provides insights into the usage of organizational agility in your organization. The presentation includes the following sections: Usage (application): Organizational Agility

Mintzberg: 7 Myths on Management

In this interesting interview Prof. Henry Mintzberg refutes 7 myths on leadership and management:
  1. ORCHESTRA CONDUCTOR: One myth about man...
    Usage (application): Management Development, Leadership Development, Managers versus Leaders, MBA

Steven Covey on his 8 Habits of Effective People / Managers / Leaders

In this video Steven Covey explains his 7 habits plus the 8th habit he added later:
1. Be proactive
2. Begin with the end in mind
3. Pu...
Usage (application): Understanding the 8 Habits of Covey. Leadership Development, Management Development, Coaching, Mentoring

Talent, Career and Succession Management and Management Development

Presentation about talent/career management and development including a lot of schemes which clarify each particular section. The following sections a...
Usage (application): Career Management, Career Planning, Management Development, Talent Management, Succession Planning

Succession Planning in Family Businesses

Presentation that elaborates on the main steps in Succession Planning with a focus on Family Businesses, including the following sections:
1. Wha...
Usage (application): Management Succession Planning

The High Performance Development Model

Presentation about the High Performance Development Model. The presentation contains a brief description of many employee performance management terms...
Usage (application): Employee Performance Management, Employee Development, Career Management

Practical Communication Tips for Managers

As manager you need to combine professional expertise and experience with specific character traits, interpersonal and communication skills. This vide...
Usage (application): Management Skills, Leadership Skills, Management Development, Leadership Development, Situational Leadership

Career Development

Presentation about Career Development/ Career Management. The presentation includes the following sections:
1. Introduction
2. Definitions o...
Usage (application): Career Management, Career Planning, Management Development, Talent Management

Emotional Intelligence: Job Performance and Career Success

Presentation about Emotional Intelligence includes the following sections:
1. Background
1.1 Old versus New Career Paradigms
1.2 Leader...
Usage (application): Emotional Intelligence, Management Development, Career Management, Career Assessments

Young Steve Jobs on the Role of Managers

This video is a nice start for any management course. Jobs shares some ideas on managers (in a high-tech environment) and says: "The greatests people ...
Usage (application): Management, Leadership, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, Talent Development

From Traditonal to Advanced Talent Management

In-depth presentation about talent management. The following sections are included:
1. Talent Management and Globalization
1.0 Definition of...
Usage (application): Talent Management, Talent Planning, Talent Acquisition, Talent Retention, Talent Development, Career Planning, Successio


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