The Individual Development Plan and Discussion: The Manager’s Viewpoint

Most managers have
good intentions when it comes to developing our employees, but good intentions often
fall by the wayside.

An individual
development plan (IDP) is a great way to turn good intentions into specific,
written plans and a two-way commitment between you and your employee! 

Read my
latest post over at About.com Management and Leadership to find out how
to prepare and have an individual development discussion with your employee.