By Gary P. Latham

Into this action-ready toolkit, Gary Latham brings his distinctive point of view as an organizational psychologist and award-winning researcher to translate administration learn of the prior 50 years into daily examples of confirmed directions for dealing with the most typical demanding situations managers face in successfully dealing with humans. In uncomplicated and useful language, changing into the Evidence-Based supervisor describes field-tested instruments and methods, offers lots of examples that reveal how one can practice them, and explains intimately why they paintings in construction excessive functionality.

Show description

Read or Download Becoming the Evidence-Based Manager: How to Put the Science of Management to Work for You PDF

Similar motivational books

Psychology of Decision Making in Legal, Health Care and Science Settings

In a fast-moving global, the need of constructing judgements, and ideally sturdy ones, has develop into much more tough. One cause is the diversity and variety of offerings maybe on hand which frequently will not be offered or understood. choices are frequently uncertain and intricate paths to them complicated and deceptive.

30-Day Bootcamp: Your Ultimate Life Makeover

Reside the existence you have been intended to reside! The 30day Bootcamp: Your final lifestyles Makeover is a step by step software that may train you all the tips, methods, and methods you must come again within the driver¿s seat of your existence. With sensible, effortless, and results-oriented routines, you'll how one can layout a profitable lifestyles approach that places you in control of your lifestyles.

Improving Transition Planning

Transition making plans for youth with unique academic wishes is a vital yet usually neglected component of social inclusion. whereas there's now significant reliable information on find out how to deal with the varsity leaving strategy for youngsters with studying problems and/or disabilities, little is understood approximately the best way to make powerful transitions occur in perform.

Chicken soup for the soul at work: 101 stories of courage, compassion, and creativity in the workplace

Paintings is a crucial a part of residing, even if you wait on consumers, construct a enterprise or prepare dinner on your family members. As such, all of us have very important tales to inform approximately our paintings. From this wealthy treasure chest of reports, Canfield, Hansen and corporate have amassed a unique number of inspiring stories that proportion the day-by-day braveness, compassion and creativity that happen in places of work in all places.

Additional info for Becoming the Evidence-Based Manager: How to Put the Science of Management to Work for You

Sample text

Except for the assessment center, all of them can be developed by you. 20 BECOMING THE EVIDENCE-BASED MANAGER F U RTH ER EVI DENCE HR Magazine reported that among managers hired from the outside, slightly more than 60 percent will fail—40 percent within eighteen months. Forewarning the applicant you select about the drawbacks of the job enables a newcomer to generate coping strategies, which in turn lowers the person’s stress. 13 TWO ADDITIONAL TOOLS: COGNITIVE ABILITY AND PERSONALITY TESTS Some evidence indicates that cognitive ability tests and personality tests may be useful predictors of who will do well on the job.

10 Why is that? In a highly dynamic environment, it is important to actively search for feedback and react quickly to it. Subgoals improve error management. Besides the increase in information from setting proximal goals, attaining them increases your employees’ 42 BECOMING THE EVIDENCE-BASED MANAGER overall goal commitment and reinforces their belief that the end goal is indeed attainable. More generally, subgoals can ensure employee commitment to long-term projects. A distant goal can seem too far off to motivate people to attain it.

1 Measurement signals to your employees what is truly important, as opposed to what just gets lip service. Throughout this process, you must remain actively engaged, accessible, and involved in working with people in executing the strategy to attain the goals that define the vision. WHAT WORKS, IN BRIEF When people in strategic management talk about developing an effective vision, they are telling you to use your head. Where do you see your organization going in the next three to five years? When those leaders appeal to your heart instead of your head, they are developing an affective vision statement.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.83 of 5 – based on 48 votes