What 's My Leadership Style Assessment

1620 WordsDec 12, 20167 Pages
Self Portrait Throughout the course of the semester, I have learned a variety of essential skills needed in order to become an effective manager. Whether I was studying for a test, or just skimming through the chapters, I took some time to reflect on some of my own personal strengths/weaknesses and applied it to “Google’s Rules: Eight Good Behaviors for Good Managers. Possessing a balance of human, conceptual, and technical skills are the standard expectations of management, and I was floored to discover I already possess most of those skills. After completing the “What’s My Leadership Style Assessment” I learned I am a People oriented leader. With training, hard work, and dedication to improving in the areas where I lack, I realize I am well on my way to becoming a phenomenal manager. Covey states “Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.” (Covey, 1989) I must first focus on being a great leader, and taking the necessary steps. Throughout our course book, I have taken a plethora of Self Learning Exercises and have become more aware of my strengths, weaknesses, areas I want to improve and even those I should dilute. I view myself as a manager who doesn’t tolerate bullies, always encourages good energy in the workplace, easy to talk to, confident, knowledgeable on topics, and result-oriented. The type of manager that encourages a productive, clean but cozy work area where people

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