As New Managers Emerge, the Need for Managerial Training Skyrockets and TRACOM has Developed the Solution

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As the workforce changes and more companies promote managers who lack managerial experience, the need for managerial training products heightens. TRACOM's new line of managerial products empowers managers and supervisors to develop the interpersonal skills necessary to effectively lead teams, coach others, manage conflict and build commitment of employees.

Our managers strive to deliver superior customer service, lead staff and to achieve our strategic business objectives

As New Managers Emerge, the Need for Managerial Training Skyrockets and TRACOM has Developed the Solution

Highlands Ranch, CO, August 1, 2006 – The TRACOM Group, a workplace performance company, today released a family of managerial products that develop the interpersonal skills research has shown to be critical in effective managers and supervisors.

As the workforce changes and more companies promote managers who lack managerial experience, the need for managerial training products heightens. TRACOM's new line of managerial products empowers managers and supervisors to develop the interpersonal skills necessary to effectively lead teams, coach others, manage conflict and build commitment of employees. Improving Managerial Effectiveness develops these skills through a flexible set of guides, managerial-specific Social Style Profiles, and class-based courses. As a result, managers are better able to help their organizations achieve business objectives and compete in the market.

"Our managers strive to deliver superior customer service, lead staff and to achieve our strategic business objectives," said Kim Lambdin, Manager of Learning and Development at CoBank. "We’ve found that our most productive managers are those with both functional skills and effective interpersonal skills."

"Research has shown that high interpersonal skills are directly related to overall managerial job performance," said David Collins, Vice President and General Manager of TRACOM’s Training Solutions Group. "Improving Managerial Effectiveness with Versatility develops these skills that corporate training executives say are extremely important in managers."

A recent study of managerial performance at an international publishing company found that managers with strong interpersonal skills performed significantly better in a wide range of managerial activities including:

  •     27% better at leading teams
  •     25% better at coaching others
  •     19% more likely to be promoted

The Improving Managerial Effectiveness with Versatility family includes:

  •     (Instruments/Profiles) Self-Perception and Multi-Rater Instruments normed for managers
  •     (Guides) Concepts Guide and Applications Guide to use for self-study and retention of practical learned material
  •     (Courses) A half-day Concepts Course, a half-day Applications Course, and the full-day Mastery Program

These components can be flexibly combined to meet the specific learning objectives of an organization. Organizations can also license the concepts, materials, Profiles and tools to be included in broader training initiatives.

A free copy of the Concepts Guide and Applications Guide is available by request on the TRACOM website at http://www.tracomcorp.com.

In addition to Improving Managerial Effectiveness with Versatility, TRACOM’s Training Solutions Group offers interpersonal effectiveness programs for sales and general use as well as team development products. Visit http://www.tracomcorp.com or call 303-470-4928 for more information.

A division of Reed Business Information, TRACOM is based in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, a suburb of Denver. With two highly developed areas of focus, Training Products and Performance Consulting, TRACOM is committed to moving companies forward using their most powerful resource— their people. For nearly 50 years, TRACOM has helped organizations of all sizes empower their people to maximize each and every interaction between their co-workers, management, customers, prospects, and stakeholders.

This press release was distributed through eMediawire by Human Resources Marketer (HR Marketer: http://www.HRmarketer.com) on behalf of the company listed above.

Contact: Jaclyn Agy

Director of Marketing

303-470-4912

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