High Performance Management

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MGMT 489 High Performance Management Dr. BEN MAHDAVIAN Office Hours : MON-Wed 4:10 – 6:10 Phone: (323) 343-2890 (SIMP.724) Email: ben13311@sbcglobal.net Web Site: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/management489 Instructor’s biography: Dr. Ben Mahdavian holds M.B.A. degree in finance and doctorate degree in Public Administration. In his early career, he worked as Vice President of Finance for Don Baxter Laboratories. He was then promoted to the Board of Director as Chairman of the Board of Don Baxter Laboratories. He is presently working in California State University, Los Angeles in Department of Management as an Assistant Professor, and also operating his own business as Financial and Management Consultant and also…show more content…
Complete the survey of “Competing Values Self-assessment: Managerial Skills” at the beginning of the course, and again after completing the course. Go to www.wiley.com/college/quinn. Click “student companion site”. Click Competing Values Surveys. Print the results and bring to 2nd class meeting. 2. Using the computational worksheet for skills self-assessment, calculate your score on each of the three skills under each role, before and after the course. Attach your Competing Values Skills Profile, including the computational worksheets for both assessments (beginning and end of course). 3. Show your scores on each skill, before, after, and the difference, if any, in a fully labeled table. 4. Write 3 pages: a. Identify and describe your strengths and weaknesses in each of the roles as measured at the beginning and end of the course. Give examples of the roles and behavioral competencies related to each role in which you were particularly strong or weak. Note what you need to do to improve. b. Identify your professional goals and likely responsibilities within the next 1 to 3 years. Be sure to apply the guidelines discussed by your authors (Quinn et al., 2007) under the Director role, which include developing a personal vision and setting goals/objectives. Discuss your performance on the role-playing exercises and how you demonstrated behavior or skills (or not) relevant to your career goals. Where do you most need to improve? What can you do
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