About This Chapter
Developing Adaptable Employees - Chapter Summary
This chapter is designed for managers and supervisors who want to encourage and develop adaptability in their employees. As your managers work through this series of engaging and expertly taught lessons, they'll study managerial concepts that are designed to make employees more adaptable in different work roles.
The chapter comes with short quizzes to help your employees review the material. You can assign these lessons to your employees at any time, and they can also be incorporated into manager training sessions. These resources are accessible on any device that is connected to the Internet.
How It Helps
- Builds awareness: The chapter helps managers become aware of strong adaptability and self-management skills.
- Strengthens managerial skills: Lessons cover concepts that can help managers become better at encouraging adaptability in their work teams.
- Improves team performance: Managers who complete the chapter can use the included methods to make their teams more adaptable to a variety of work situations.
By the end of the chapter, managers should be able to:
- Help employees become more adaptable
- Assess the differences between Sydney Fine's skill types
- Recognize the skills of an adaptable employee
- Evaluate examples of strong self-management skills
- Show employees how to adapt to remote work environments
1. 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.
2. Sydney Fine's Types of Skills: Differences, Importances & Examples
Sidney Fine's categories of skills show us everything from what people know to how they work. In this lesson, we'll explore his three categories of skills and look at their importance and differences.
3. 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.
4. Self-Management Skills: Definition & Examples
In this lesson, we will explore self-management skills. We'll define these skills and learn those characteristics that are often part of the self-management skill set. Then, you can test your knowledge with a quiz.
5. Helping Employees Adapt to Becoming Remote
Working from home isn't all fun and games. In this lesson, you'll learn more about the role of the remote worker and how managers can encourage success by helping remote workers adapt more easily.
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