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Ch 8: Adapting to Changes in Business as a Manager

About This Chapter

Lead a corporate training session or work with one new employee using this engaging chapter on the process of adapting to changes in business as a manager. The characteristics and importance of adaptable managers are among the chapter's topics.

Adapting to Changes in Business as a Manager - Chapter Summary

When your employees access this chapter on adapting to changes in business as a manager, they'll review various lessons they can access at all times. Each one reviews a different subject, including the benefits of proactive management, the characteristics of adaptable employees and the process of evaluating worker adaptability in organizations. We've included self-assessment lesson quizzes you can use to assess the knowledge level of your employees' understanding upon completion of a lesson.

How It Helps

  • Outlines needed skills: Your teams and team members will learn how to assess and develop management skills and recognize the importance of adaptability in employees and managers.
  • Develops confidence: When your employees know how to encourage adaptability in themselves and others, they'll feel more confident about doing their jobs.
  • Provides necessary information: Every lesson focuses on a different aspect of adaptability in business, including proactive management and the characteristics of adaptable managers.

Skills Covered

Our handy corporate training chapter ensures your employees will be able to:

  • Define proactive management
  • Assess and develop management skills
  • Detail the characteristics and importance of adaptable employees and managers
  • Help employees in different roles become adaptable
  • Explain how skills for adaptability in employees can be developed
  • Differentiate between transferable skills and extensive training in adaptable organizations
  • Evaluate worker adaptability

8 Lessons in Chapter 8: Adapting to Changes in Business as a Manager
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Proactive Management: Definition, Benefits & Example

1. Proactive Management: Definition, Benefits & Example

Proactive management is a vital part of risk management that businesses need to practice to achieve success. This lesson explains what proactive management is, its benefits, and strategies for becoming a more proactive manager.

Assessing & Developing Management Skills

2. Assessing & Developing Management Skills

This lesson identifies critical management skills and explains how managers can assess those skills. It also explores different ways to develop or improve in each skill area.

Adaptable Managers: Characteristics & Importance

3. Adaptable Managers: Characteristics & Importance

If you want to become a more effective leader, you must be an adaptable leader. In this lesson, you'll learn more about the characteristics of adaptable managers and why adaptability is so important in leadership.

Adaptable Employees: Characteristics & Importance

4. Adaptable Employees: Characteristics & Importance

Nothing stays the same. That's why businesses need adaptable employees to stay in business. What you'll learn in this lesson is how to identify an adaptable employee and why they are so important.

Helping Employees in Different Roles Become Adaptable

5. Helping Employees in Different Roles Become Adaptable

The lesson describes how a manager who normally oversees employees in a variety of roles, such as full time, part time, or temporary, can help them become adaptable in their particular function.

Skills for Adaptable Employees: Types & Development

6. Skills for Adaptable Employees: Types & Development

Employees who want to be adaptive must possess a trio of important skills. In this lesson, you'll learn more about knowledge, transferable skills, and self-management skills and how they can be developed.

Transferable Skills vs. Extensive Training in Adaptable Organizations

7. Transferable Skills vs. Extensive Training in Adaptable Organizations

When looking at job candidates, what's most important? In today's rapidly changing world, companies may need more than they used to. This lesson will look at two major types of skills and how they can benefit companies.

Evaluating Worker Adaptability in Organizations

8. Evaluating Worker Adaptability in Organizations

Many businesses today are adopting adaptive strategy. This lesson offers important tools to assess your success at developing adaptive strategy teams.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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