5 Signs You Have Accidental Managers.And what you can do about them.
So-called 'accidental managers' are employees who have been promoted because they're good at their craft, but lack specific management training and skills to manage people.
Without this skillset to motivate and engage their teams, accidental managers negatively impact productivity, growth and culture within their organisations. It is estimated that four out of five managers are accidental managers, so it's little surprise that 43% of line managers rate their own manager as 'ineffective'.
The signs are easy to spot. They struggle to:
- Lead change
- Improve performance
- Embed strategic thinking into practice
- Exceed targets
- Be role models for their own teams
But what can you do about this?
Turn your accidental managers into Chartered Managers who have first-rate management skills and the confidence to lead and the ability to achieve results. Awarding your managers with Chartered Manager status is a time-efficient and cost-effective way for you to see a demonstrable return on your staff development investment.
The impact of Chartered Manager
Once an individual has been chartered, the impact is marked; 78% say that gaining the accreditation has resulted in increasing their performance at work, 83% believe they have become better managers for it and 90% say it improved their self-confidence.
The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) is the only chartered professional body in the UK dedicated to promoting the highest standards of management and leadership excellence. We work with employers and individuals who aspire to this standard.
Contact CMI today for a free consultation and find out how you can turn your accidental managers into Chartered Managers for as little as £1 a day per person, per year*.
The benefits of CMI Corporate Membership filters all the way down to your bottom line.
Credible, ethical and loyal
Connected, current and informed
Supported, inspired and engaged
Equipped, empowered and effective
Happy, motivated and productive
Organised, focused and agile
Chartered Managers are already benefiting thousands of organisations.
There is a difference between leadership and management. CMI helps recognise the differences between the two.Edward Osborne, John Lewis Partnership Read Edward's Story
Lots of people can call themselves managers, but they don’t really have the professional skillset needed to be a success. Chartered Manager status adds credibility.Sandra Ossenbrink, HSBC Read Sandra's Story
It has shown my employer that I am interested in driving the company forward and bringing something new to the business.Basel Hammoda, Capgemini Read Basel's Story
* Prices start from £315 per person. Prices on application.