Management is a vital element of a business that can be successful within their industry. As an individual grows they are normally exposed to different management styles which in turn assist in the development process of one’s own management philosophy. Throughout my professional career I have been fortunate to work for company’s and under management staff that are highly educated and great teachers. The value of education is very important to developing a management philosophy. Even without a college degree individuals continue to learn from others, no matter the profession that you are in, as management tools are needed worldwide throughout all industries. The purpose of this paper is to explore my management philosophy and how certain individuals have impacted my management skill set.
My Management Philosophy
My management philosophy has been development by being surrounded with successful business people, family, and great educators. As a business strives to reach goals and objectives it is important that a management team is in place and the management style fits to implement a successful business plan. Being able to monitor employees, budgets, programs, and progress is important for all managerial positions. My personal management philosophy describes the type of business manager that I have become and how I build relationships with others. There are many ways to manage and I feel that I have been fortunate to learn managerial skills that are universal within different industries. According to Derby (2007), great managers do not accomplish work, they accomplish the right work. Below is my management philosophy:
* Always be honest to your staff and anyone within your business network
* Say what you mean, but take full responsibility for what is said and how it is interpreted
* Take the time to listen to understand all sides and remember that all ideas are important
* When issues arise do not talk...