Gartner Research

The Connector Manager Approach to Coaching the Next-Generation Workforce

Published: 12 October 2018

ID: G00704706

Analyst(s): CIO Research Team


IT leaders will learn how to develop and support connector manager behaviors across their manager benches to effectively coach the next-generation workforce.

Table Of Contents

Adopting the Connector Manager Approach to Coaching the Next-Generation Workforce

Effective Coaching That Supports Development Needs of Next-Generation Workers

Employees: Personalize for Employee Resonance

Develop Managers to Diagnose Employee Needs

Build Manager Judgment to Prioritize Development Interactions

Team: Power the Team for Peer Development

Help Managers Create Transparency Within Their Teams

Encourage Managers to Recognize Individual Contributions That Improve Team Performance

Organization: Partner for Best-Fit Connections

Support Manager Efforts to Increase the Quality of Development Connections

Enable Managers to Support Employee Learning Experiences at Key Moments


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