What Qualities Can Be A Good Manager Or Good Leader?

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Principles of Management
What qualities are needed to be a good manager or good leader? There are many differing theories and approaches to defining and understanding management and what makes up a good leader or manager. Some theories believe that individuals were born with a natural instinct to manage or lead people, while other theories believe it is a learned skill through education and or the skills were developed through years of experience. Whereas leadership appears and looks differently for everyone, there is a lot that goes into being a good leader or manager, given that there are many differing theories and approaches to defining and understanding management.
For this paper an interview was conducted with Tealee Hinger, Manager, for a knowledgeable discussion around what makes a good manager. Mrs. Hinger has been in management the past 17 years and leads round table discussion within our organization regarding the different components of management. Reflecting on my experience, education, skills learned, research, and from the interview with a manager at OppenheimerFunds, the foundational requirements for being a successful manager in today’s environment has been compiled. During the interview, Tealee Hinger revealed that being a good manager means leading by example by having self-awareness, being a good communicator and motivator, show humanity and having emotional intelligence.
Foundational Requirement to Being a Good Manager
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