Work on your own skills first, then staff's, managers urged

October 2007
People Management;10/4/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 20, p17
The article discusses the topics raised during the fringe meeting organized by the CIPD and the Social Market Foundation. The meeting stresses that managers should boost their own skills if they are to increase their workers' productivity. Kitty Ussher, financial secretary of the treasury said that training should be available for them to move up the organization. CIPD chief economist John Philpott agreed that poor management and a failure to nurture talent was a major block to productivity.


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