Summary of Keeping Employees Accountable for Results
Quick Tips for Busy Managers
Learn a step-by-step approach for setting employees' goals and ensuring their success – and yours.
If you’re about to become a manager for the first time and don’t have a clue about how to get your direct reports to do what you want them to do, use this book as a step-by-step primer. It explains what to say, when to say it and how to follow up. It teaches you why meeting and connecting with employees individually is so important if you want to keep them accountable and get results. Author Brian Cole Miller’s advice will help you develop your coaching skills. It will also save you a lot of headaches if you’re struggling with problem employees. Miller shows you how to work with difficult employees in a way that is supportive, yet puts the ownership of results squarely on the employee’s shoulders - where it belongs. If you’ve just promoted someone to manager, or if you are a new manager, getAbstract suggests that you make this book a part of your on-the-job training and development curriculum.
In this summary, you will learn
- What "SIMPLE" stands for;
- How to use the SIMPLE approach to hold employees accountable;
- How to set "SMART" goals; and
- How to give employees useful feedback.
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