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A Counselling Approach to Staff Development

A Counselling Approach to Staff Development Reveals there is a strong connection between counselling and active staff development, and that similar behaviours can be used to accomplish both goals. Provides an explanation of client‐centred counselling and the more familiar crisis counselling, and links them to development counselling. Indicates how managers can effectively conduct reviews of staff performance, stating active staff development is the most important and least regarded activity engaged in at work. Gives examples of typical staff appraisals and states how development counselling needs a higher level of skill than crisis counselling. Concludes that most managers cannot change staff behaviour without giving orders. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Employee Counselling Today Emerald Publishing

A Counselling Approach to Staff Development

Employee Counselling Today , Volume 6 (3): 4 – Jun 1, 1994

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1994 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0955-8217
DOI
10.1108/13665629410063954
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Abstract

Reveals there is a strong connection between counselling and active staff development, and that similar behaviours can be used to accomplish both goals. Provides an explanation of client‐centred counselling and the more familiar crisis counselling, and links them to development counselling. Indicates how managers can effectively conduct reviews of staff performance, stating active staff development is the most important and least regarded activity engaged in at work. Gives examples of typical staff appraisals and states how development counselling needs a higher level of skill than crisis counselling. Concludes that most managers cannot change staff behaviour without giving orders.

Journal

Employee Counselling TodayEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 1, 1994

Keywords: Counselling; Employee development; Management attitudes; Performance appraisal; Personnel psychology

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