How might various managerial skills relate to different managerial roles.

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Although each management position may require a different set of skills, there are some skills that general managers should have. Those include management and leadership skills, communication skills, collaboration skills, critical thinking skills, finance skills and project management skills. These management skills may be broken down further into problem solving...

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Although each management position may require a different set of skills, there are some skills that general managers should have. Those include management and leadership skills, communication skills, collaboration skills, critical thinking skills, finance skills and project management skills. These management skills may be broken down further into problem solving and decision making, planning, delegation, managing oneself, meeting management and internal and external communications.

In addition to the above skills, a project manager should demonstrate leadership, be able to manage cross-functional teams, be results oriented, be able to resolve conflicts, and demonstrate adaptability. A sales manager should have the general management skills as well as be able to demonstrate competence in sales and marketing. A sales manager would need good negotiating and decision making skills as well. An office manager should have strong organizational skills, be able to multitask, be accurate and punctual, and be flexible to work hours. A business development manager needs good networking skills, a solid presenter, analytical abilities, and excellent research abilities. 

 

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