Instructions: Take a few moments to sit down or shadow a manager within your organization at a higher administrative level than you currently. Interview them about management. Use the questions below as a guide, but use your own as well. Once complete, compose a 2-3 page paper on what you learned about management from this individual.
Questions to answer: Why did you pick this individual? What did you learn in our text that was supported by this manager’s experience? How has this manager shaped your ideas on management? What type of manager do you want to be?
Questions to ask:
v What is your current position and what do you do?
v How long have you been with this organization and in what different positions?
v Why did you decide to become a manager?
v As a manager, what are the best parts of the job? What are the worst?
v What advice would you give other managers or those aspiring to be managers one day?
v How do provide feedback to your employees?
v What are your career goals?