Management development consumes a large portion of all dollars spent on HRD. Suppose you were preparing for an interview with a Fortune 500 company for the position of Management Development Specialist. The organization has sent you the following questions in advance that will be used throughout the interview process:
- State why it is important to attempt to define/describe the manager’s job in our organization as part of the needs assessment process for the management development program.
- Describe two implications of the ideas expressed by theorists such as Mintzberg (the “well-rounded model”) and Vaill for our management development program.
- Identify and describe one action we can take to ensure our management development program will be strategic. Support your choice.