Third Factor has partnered with the Association for Talent Development (ATD) on exciting new research that reveals how organizations approach training for new managers.

The report draws on a sample of 287 organizations seeks to understand why organizations do or don’t invest in training for new managers, how new manager training is approached, and the common trends in the most successful new manager development programs.

Key findings include:

  • Roughly one quarter of organizations say their new manager training programs are extremely or highly successful, but an equal number say their program is only slightly or not at all successful.
  • Key reasons for investing in training for new managers include better individual performance (85%), continuity of organizational culture and values (69%), and better team performance (62%).
  • Top focus areas for new manager training include communication skills (93%), providing feedback (92%), and performance management (91%).

ATD will host a free webinar to discuss the findings in detail on September 5th at 2:00pm ET.

You can download the full report from the ATD website.