The Manager EDGE

Building leadership capability and confidence to build relationships,
set compelling direction, inspire and motivate the people they influence
to achieve individual and team success.

The Current Challenge

Why is The Manager EDGE Important?
Frontline managers are critical to the success of organisations. They supervise, manage and influence the organisation’s individual contributors and oversee and are responsible for many of the day-to-day operations.
Yet, in many cases, they are the least experienced leaders and have been promoted because they were the best at the roles they were in, but not the role they were recruited for.

The result of this is that frontline managers are often lost in the day to day management tasks and don’t understand how to lead people and teams to success.
They are unable to see the value in building relationships, networking and collaborating with their peers to gain insights and ideas and share successes.

They struggle to handle day to day issues, are often feeling overwhelmed, stressed, frustrated, lonely and alienated. This can increase the risk of them making costly mistakes in terms of productivity, efficiency and people.

What Will Give You
The Strategic EDGE?

To ensure organisations remain relevant for their clients or customers
and key stakeholders, they need to step back from everyday business activities and answer some critical questions about alignment and direction
and create a unified workforce that not only understands what they do and how they do it but really understands why they do what they do.

It all starts at the very top of the organisation, with its Strategic Executives.

Meeting The Challenge

If you can develop empowered managers, who are able to connect their own purpose to the organisational purpose and translate purpose to their teams, then your organisation is sure to thrive. They do this by developing important practices of self-reflection, planning and goal setting and demonstrating skills like effective communication, feedback and coaching that realise the potential of, and motivate their people.

By investing in developing effective managers,
your frontline managers will:

  • Build self-awareness, self-confidence and individual wellbeing so that they can be better equipped to make effective decisions and interact constructively with others.
  • Effectively build relationships and influence those around them.
  • ngage in constructive communication that will be clear, concise, and positive.
  • Motivate others by creating an action-focused environment and effectively supporting, developing and coaching their people.
  • Be able to hold themselves and others accountable.

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    Amadeus IT Pacific

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