Most organisations recognise that in today's business climate, survival depends upon workforce capability and specifically, the quality of leadership and management. This places emphasis on key leadership and management qualities and the need for organisations to be highly proactive identifying and developing their leadership talent. It is also essential that the individual managers can identify their individual abilities and limitations as well as those of their colleagues. In order to do this they must be able to perform a skills audit and use it's results as a foundation for improving performance.
For managers to improve their managerial skills continuous personal development should take place. It is true that managerial skills are mostly obtained through experience however continuous personal development can improve them. Through personal development a manager can improve his productivity, increase his effectiveness and discover new and maybe more effective ways of running the organisation.
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