The Mean Score For Sales Managers

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While conducting this research, I found, “the mean score for sales managers was significantly higher than the corresponding mean score on six traits- Extraversion, Assertiveness, Image Management, Optimism, Customer Service, and Visionary Style- but significantly lower on five traits – Openness, Conscientiousness, Agreeableness/Teamwork, Intrinsic Motivation, and Tough-Mindedness (Lounsbury 245).” Although I have not taken the VALS assessment on myself, I feel as though I know myself well enough to determine that I fit within what a sales manager’s traits are given . Through class group work, I have found out that I am not really good at working in groups. I tend to take charge and sometimes neglect the quiet people in the group. I also do not really have the patience when group members do not accomplish their fair share of the work. With this I am also showing that I am an extrovert, while also being assertive. I would also say I am an extrovert because I am not afraid to put myself out there. In my first year, I joined two different RSO’s and have a leadership position in one already. I got this by showing up, asking questions, and showing an interest in what they were trying to accomplish. With my work experience at The Dari, being a hostess and a waitress at Crandalls, a restaurant in Hebron, I have improved with customer service skills. I understand what will make the customers unhappy and also can figure out the necessary steps to get them to continue to come
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