BUILDING GREAT TEAMS IS TOP MANAGEMENT PRIORITY
This article focuses on the results of a wide-ranging NBO survey on competencies for new managers.
Effective Team Building is the number one skill that new managers must possess if they want to thrive in today's economy. Senior managers and Human Resource specialists are united in this belief, according to a survey conducted by the NBOGroup.
The survey listed 20 competencies for New Managers and asked respondents to identify those competencies that were most important to their organizations. Two separate groups were canvassed - Senior Management and Human Resource specialists - drawn from global MNCs as well as locally-based Asia-Pacific organizations.
Both groups identified Building Effective Teams as the most essential skill - this came top for 89% of senior managers and 78% of HR personnel. Motivating Others and Timely Decision Making also made the top five for both groups. Senior managers rated