1. Make telework training for supervisors and teleworkers a priority.
2. Confirm training is included in your disaster preparedness plan.
3. Invigorate your leadership development training.
4. Review succession plans.
5. Recognize the value of Emotional Intelligence.
Government organizations have been moving at different paces to implement telework programs since the passage of the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010. As we move through the winter months, many organizations are implementing lessons learned from last year’s ‘Snowmageddon,’
The beginning of the New Year is a great time to review an organization’
Leadership development training is a crucial part of any organization. The best programs provide courses for managers and employees, and should focus on communication skills, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity – what we call the Four Cs.
Succession planning should be a key element addressed in 2012. An increasingly mobile workforce, in conjunction with high retirement rates, could lead to a higher turnover rate for your organization. Succession planning will ensure that the organization is prepared to deal with the sudden loss of a key employee.
Emotional Intelligence, or EQ, is the ability to understand and use emotions in a positive and constructive way to manage your emotions and the emotions of others. EQ is gaining traction as an essential tool and a required workplace skill for government leaders, supervisors and managers.
“These five training tips are crucial elements for a successful organization,”
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