Career Testing
Career Testing
Career Testing
LEADERSHIP / JUL. 12, 2013
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Top Character Traits of a Great Manager

A great manager is key to a happy working environment, productive team and a profitable company. There is now a lot of pressure put on managers to perform well as both a company employee and a manger to their staff.

Are you a great manager? Check the list of great manager characteristics below to see if you fit the bill!

  1. Creative mind that captures employees’ attention
  2. Self motivated and confident in your approach
  3. Integrity, loyalty and good morals
  4. Reliability and dependability
  5. A positive attitude and optimistic outlook
  6. A good listener
  7. Respectful to all people irrespective of their job title or rank
  8. Ability to be calm in the face of adversity
  9. Flexible and open minded
  10. Industry expertise and knowledge about the market
  11. Experience as a manager
  12. Commitment to the job, and to assisting employees
  13. Supportive and helpful
  14. Ability to adapt to new things and include innovative developments
  15. Professional and fair with the ability to discipline and focus employees
  16. Excellent organizational skills

 

If you have most of the above character traits and skills, then it is highly likely that you qualify as a great manager!

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