Management Today - Volume 21, Issue 6, 2005
Volume 21, Issue 6, 2005
Source: Management Today 21, pp 54 –58 (2005)More Less
Extracted from text ... F Management development: more right brain skills required 54 Management Today July 2005 For whatever reason, we seem to be living at a time in South Africa when institutions are increasingly under pressure to provide training tailor made to the requirements of specific industries. Prof Amadi-Echendu of the University of Pretoria holds the opinion that the concept, management, appears in many training programmes, but these courses still fail to adequately address management and leadership skills development. We get the impression that training institutions are always on the lookout for 'the next best thing.' If you are looking for a ..
Author Mel BrooksSource: Management Today 21 (2005)More Less
Extracted from text ... C Coaching delivers measurable outcomes Management Today July 2005 59 Mel Brooks is a senior lecturer and programme director at the Wits Business School. He lectures in management accounting and finance and runs finance for non-financial managers programmes. He also works in the area of project cost management and is an executive coach. Coaching is a highly effective way of implementing change - given one essential condition - that one is able to measure the impact of that coaching on the change. It is this ability to measure outcomes that will set coaching apart from the heap of touchyfeely ..
Author Bill PriceSource: Management Today 21, pp 60 –62 (2005)More Less
Extracted from text ... 60 Management Today July 2005 Coaching and mentoring: adding value to the corporate world Bill Price is CEO of the VIP Leadership and Strategic Coaching Institute, a life coach and strategist. He may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or on (011) 918 2464. LLife is about return on investment. It is about the 'what's in it for me' factor. The corporate world is looking at the added value in coaching and mentoring. They are asking the kind of questions that relate to the investment made in the coaching and mentoring interventions. The pressure is on to perform and 'to be, ' ..
Author Marius MeyerSource: Management Today 21, pp 63 –64 (2005)More Less
Extracted from text ... Measuring the return on investment in coaching: a business case MT: What is the current status of the evaluation of mentoring and coaching programmes? MEYER: Mentoring and coaching have grown significantly over the last three years - to such an extent that there are many conferences and workshops on these important topics. Raymond Ackerman, chairman of Pick 'n Pay, starts his book, The Four Legs of the Table, in which he explains the success of the retailer's philosophy with five chapters highlighting the role of his mentors, how to own success and, of course, that of Pick 'n Pay. Then surely there must be a good ROI on mentoring and coaching interventions in companies. Some South African companies are spending ..