Title

People Are Our Most Important Asset -- But: Encouraging Employee Development

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-1986

Publisher

Indiana University Graduate School of Business/Elsevier B.V.

Abstract

If employee development is really important to organizations, then managers should be appraised on how good a job they're doing when it comes to encouraging their subordinates. Yet in a survey of high-tech firms in the Silicon Valley, less than half explicitly identified development of subordinates as a managerial responsibility.