New to the Manager's Toolkit? Start here — the resources below will help you better understand your role as a manager at UAB.


Expectations of a UAB Manager

The following managerial responsibilities are expected of you as a manager at UAB:

  • Use a performance management process to support employee development and improvement.
  • Schedule regular, at least monthly, performance conversations with your direct reports.
  • Deliver regular, positive, and constructive performance feedback.
  • Regularly check-in on goal progress.
  • Communicate and revisit performance expectations.
  • Continuously refine and improve your leadership skills.
  • Become familiar with your direct reports’ different communication needs and motivators.
  • Coach your direct reports to improve communication and reinforce desired behavior.
  • Support your direct reports' professional and career development.
  • Manage change effectively.


The UAB Success Model

Watch the video above to better understand the UAB Success Model.


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New Manager Resource Guide.


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