All About Management – April 2021 - Employing and Managing People

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Each month we introduce, explain and take questions on one aspect of management. Topics are taken from our book Because Your People Matter.

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Chapter 7: Employing and Managing People

This webinar focuses on what is typically referred to as ‘HR’. Many employees have a poor view of HR – it’s seen as a corrective active machine. It pitches employee against manager, instead of viewing HR as a system supporting cooperation in search of joint success.

Managing people is about much more than the written contracts, polices and procedures. It’s about the trust that’s built up, it’s about the unwritten psychological contract that exists between manager and employee. All managers have a responsibility to their team. They must intervene to ensure that each team member performs, they must intervene to deal with issue that arise.

We advocate informal positive interventions to keep the team on track. But when needed the manager must use formal procedures to manage. Here we discuss the lawful redress that are available to managers and explain how it should be applied.

Exevid: All About Management

The sessions last just one hour. The eleven topics are taken from our book Because Your People Matter: a playbook for management excellence. But no purchase or reading is necessary.

Topics span strategy, operations, leadership, recruitment and selection, management psychology, performance, HR, training, wellbeing, pay and benefits and organisational change.

Just sign up, click to open and sit back and listen to practical information. All management approaches and methods introduced are easily digested and readily recalled. At the end of the presentation we’ll take your questions.

What does Exevid mean?

Exevid – ‘from evidence’- is a concept whereby there is no ‘best practice’, only management practice that is right for the firm’s situation and that is supported by evidence from research and experience. The material is taken from our book, Because Your People Matter: a playbook for management excellence.

All About Management is a 30-minute presentation giving an overview of one aspect of management. It’s followed by some time for questions from attendees. We also hope to instil an inquisitiveness in each participant so that they will read further on the topic.

How does it work?

Each month we select a different discussion topic. We kick off at 3:30pm and end the presentation at 4:00pm. We then answer questions for as long as they flow.

How many people are on the sessions?

We limit the number of attendees to 20 people; any more and people will find it difficult to get their questions answered.

When do you run the sessions?

We run them from 3:30pm to 4:30pm every month on the last Tuesday of the month.

Can I access the forum from anywhere?

Yes, you can. All you need is access to a mobile phone, tablet, laptop or PC. You’ll need a headset for privacy.

What is the cost of the sessions?

There is no charge for participation on the Exevid: All About Management sessions.

Do I need to buy the book?

No. In delivering the sessions, we won’t assume that you have it and have read it. But if you do want to purchase a paperback or eBook, or find out more, head over to our book website. -

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