Use this step-by-step guidance to work through the CIPD’s people manager support materials to explore and develop your management capability. None of the steps should take long, and the recommendation is that you plan in short bursts of time over a week or two to get to the point when you are ready to take action (covered in steps 1-6). You can then allow a few months to take the actions you have planned (outlined in step 7), before reviewing your progress and planning further actions (covered in step 8). 

This will be a worthwhile investment of your time as it will help you adopt a management approach that supports good health, wellbeing and engagement in your team. Your behaviour and the culture you create in your team is the biggest influence on team members’ work experience. The key behavioural areas covered can help you manage your team in a way that saves time and gets better results – all of which is good for your own wellbeing as well as that of your team.

Steps to follow to use the support materials

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Now you're ready to use the development exercises to develop your management approach.

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