Management Class Paper

Management Class Paper

Please make sure the paper is ORIGINAL with at least 250 words that is due Saturday, 08.29.20 (6pm).  Please follow all directions that are given. Please do a good job on this paper…. Thank you!

In this assignment, you will identify a manager and obtain real-world examples of Mintzberg’s managerial roles. Identify a manager from your previous job, current job or volunteer activity. If you are new to the world of management, you may interview a family friend, acquaintance or relative who works in management. You may use the same manager from your discussion.

Be sure to include the following:

  • Describe the manager (their title, number of direct reports, area of responsibility).
  • Provide an example of an action undertaken by your manager associated with each Mintzberg’s management roles.

Make sure you also:

  • Double space and use complete sentences.

The person who I admired would be my department Director. In our department (Facilities Maintenance) we do not have any manager positions.  I chose my Director as a person I admired, for numerous reasons: 1. He started from the bottom as a Maintenance helper and worked his way up to department senior Electrician (license).  He worked and went back to school full-time, and also was a supportive husband and father. He got his degree in Business and a whole lot of other training classes in person and also online. When he came to my department, he had just been promoted to Assistant Superintendent and in a couple of years after that he was promoted to our department Director.

I think by him starting from the bottom and working his way up, it kept him grounded as in who he is and where he started at.  He is really big in hiring within our department first, and striving for more, never settling for anything.  He’s the reason why I’m in my current position (with a 15% raise) and, also back in school.

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