Research shows only about 1 in 10 people possess the traits needed to be a good manager. Couple that with the fact that one of the most important decisions a company can make is selecting its managers, and they get it wrong 82% of the time, and you have yourself a recipe for talent management disaster.
You may have your eye on a few employees who are showing signs of being manager material, but don’t let a few instances give you false hope. Ensure your intended-manager is truly ready to take on the job with this evaluation form. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being all of the time, 4 - most of the time, 3 - neutral, 2 - every once in awhile and 1 - only once or never.
Download and print the evaluation sheet to ace your talent management: