Below are listed a few of the management issues addressed by Jacobs Consulting Group.
Managing At A Distance
Global Professional Services Firm
Skilled managers need help managing staff working at a distance.
Series of two hour modules delivered by conference call and e-mail.
3 Key Concepts:
Manage by Objectives Not Observations
Out of Sight is Not Out of Mind
At the Time vs. Wait and See
How to manage in a context poor environment: Key Competencies: Assessment Instrument
Compendium of Best Practices for E-mail, conference calls, and other communication technology
When to have face to face meetings and what to do if you cant
Using coaching moments to manage performance at a distance.
Developing staff at a distance.
Building Senior Managers Faster
Multi-billion dollar financial services firm
Seasoned managers needed to move to senior management more quickly
Phased blended learning system. Consists of several 2-day in-class units surrounded with an electronic performance support system.
Looking forward and out vs. inward and back
Managing up and across (includes web-based 360 instrument linked to performance support system.)
Key processes for managers to master in order to build value for the organization. For example, (Build capacity through teaming), (Build competence through managing change)