Being division managers, departmental managers, section managers requires a different skillset from managing a team or one person.

How to get work done through other managers and their people?

Key areas

  • Role model right behaviours and management practices.
  • Use coaching. Make time to explore your manager’s relationships with their direct reports and how they coach and give feedback.
  • Acknowledge them in public for a job well done.
  • Give space and allow them to lead and discover what is authentic for them.
  • Allow time for their development, involve them,  and look for opportunities to observe them in action.
  • Get to know their team.
  • Be open to feedback and create opportunities to share their feedback with you.