Ch 2: Establishing a Good Relationship With Your Manager

About This Chapter

The short video lessons in this chapter take a close look at the importance of new employees establishing good relationships with their managers. Lesson quizzes are available for your new employees to gauge their comprehension of the materials.

Establishing a Good Relationship With Your Manager - Chapter Summary

Adapting to a new work environment can be challenging, which is why it becomes important for employees to quickly establish quality relationships with their managers. This chapter's video lessons help employees accomplish this goal by teaching:

  • How to impress a manager
  • Things employees should never say to a manager
  • Ways for employees to help their managers and coworkers succeed
  • What it takes to sustain a strong relationship with a manager

You can access video timelines if you want to focus on specific lesson topics during your corporate training sessions. Transcripts are also available for individuals who want to review the lessons and can't access a computer or mobile device. After completing this chapter, employees can take an exam designed to reinforce the concepts covered in the lessons.

How It Helps

  • Improves workplace relationships: The lessons can help your new hires not only learn what to say and not say to their managers, but ensure their interactions are always positive and constructive with their new coworkers.
  • Strengthens confidence: This chapter encourages employees to have the confidence to respectfully present arguments to managers, take charge when appropriate and generally make others around them work better.
  • Develops business acumen: Employees can learn positive workplace behaviors and develop conflict management skills that can develop their business acumen.

Skills Covered

Completing this chapter can help your new employees:

  • Outline tips for impressing managers, including maintaining a good attitude and taking part in office activities
  • Learn the phrases that should never be spoken to a manager
  • Detail strategies for taking pressure away from managers and coworkers to enhance the work environment and overall productivity
  • Explain the skills needed to maintain a good relationship with a manager

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