Managing Priorities and Professional Development Personal Reflection

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Project 1 1 Write a personal reflection that explains how you would go about managing your work priorities and professional development. In the personal reflection you should ask and answer these questions: This project will attempt to highlight the actions I would undertake in specific areas of managing work priorities and professional development. 1. What makes a good role model and how would I ensure that I acted as a role model for employees I supervise? A role model is a person others look up to and admire. They display certain qualities and behaviors to emulate, to learn from and to pass onto others. Qualities of a good role model in the workplace is respect of others, dedication to their job; illustrated by their hardwork and…show more content…
It is important for a manager to set work goals and plan work effectively, especially because these must reflect that of the organizations. To ensure work goals and plans are created accordingly I must have insight into the organizations long-term vision strategy as well as my own role and responsibilities within the organization. Organizations also set strategic and operational plans therefore as a manager I would need to examine and keep up-to-date with these to ensure my goals and plans are inline with the organizations. Referring to the organizations long-term vision strategy, plus their strategic and operational plans when goal setting, will ensure I create accurate goals, plan work effectively and produce results when carrying out work activities. 4. How would I ensure that I meet my job responsibilities? Working within a team environment means working interdependently, therefore, my ability to get my job done is dependent on others and others depend on me to get their work done; as each independent role contributes to the overall function of the organization. So, working effectively in a team environment to meet responsibilities requires communication, flexibility and meeting deadlines. To ensure I meet my job responsibilities I can regularly review my job description to identify whether my goals remain inline with my job responsibilities; these can change over the course of employment. Other actions and

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