There is a reason that most sports coaches used to be athletes themselves—it’s difficult to teach what you don’t know yourself. However, managers must often put on the coaching hat in the office, when training their employees in new skills without having much previous experience with the upcoming project.
Appraisals often get a bad rap because managers use this time ineffectively and not for the right reasons. Most see an employee appraisal as an annual review of the workers performance, which affects their salary and chances of promotion.
Managers often have a hard time when it comes to dealing with change. They understand that it is necessary to grow the company and stay ahead of the competition, but they also know that some employees will be resistant.