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Analyse your personality to perform a managerial type job by using set theories, such as Cattell and the Backs analysis.

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Introduction By analysing my personality I will be able to discover whether or not I have certain attributes within my personality to perform a managerial type job by using set theories, such as Cattell and the Backs analysis. Management skills In order to perform the functions of management and to assume multiple roles, managers must be skilled. Robert Katz identified three managerial skills that are essential to successful management: technical, human, and conceptual. Technical skill involves processes or technique knowledge and aptitude. Human skills involve the ability to be able to work with people effectively. Managers do not just delegate work to the sub ordinates, they must also co-operate and empathise with their employees. Conceptual skill involves the formulation of ideas. Managers understand conceptual relationships, develop ideas, and solve problems creatively. Thus, technical skill deals with things, human skill concerns people, and conceptual skill has to do with ideas. Back Analysis Baggage (past) During my adolescent years I grew up in a well-structured, family orientated environment. Throughout my life I had been given a high level of responsibility (certain duties to perform in and around the house, cleaning etc). ...read more.

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EFFECTIVE TEACHING Effective teaching is a process to increase the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of the group and its members. The focus is on learning, not teaching. For teaching to be effective, learning must take place. This skill is yet to be learnt, as I do not hold the characteristics to be able to suit different teaching types to suit different people. At this moment in time I could offer a diluted version of this "effective teaching" i.e. hearing-impaired subjects could be given visual aids etc. COUNSELING * To help people solve problems * To encourage or reassure * To help an Explorer reach his or her potential To be able to show empathy toward an individual's problem/s within the group will help to increase morale within the group. I believe that I hold the properties and the patients to counsel people as I find this is a very strong attribute to my character. Six-teen point Theory I have used Cattells sixteen point hypothesis to find out if my perception of my personality is the same as other peoples perception of me. The subjects I have used in my research are friends. ...read more.

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Depending on the situation I am put in to I believe that I have all the necessary attributes to manage conflict well. Emotional Intelligence The wider range of qualities which enable people to excel - self-awareness, impulse control, persistence, empathy, etc. (Daniel Goleman) From a young age my social learning theory consisted of observing my parents and trying to replicate their actions. They own their own business and pride themselves upon their persistency and impulse control. This has taken its effect over the way I handle my self. During the time I studied at college I was unable to complete a large amount of work due to an event outside of my control. A knock on effect was that I was unable to gain the grades that I desired, thus having to join a course at university that I didn't want to originally take. I believe this shows persistence, as I know that I need to complete this HND to be able to join the degree level to further my career. I am aware of my positive attributes and my negative attributes and believe that I an improve the qualities that do not help me progress. These qualities are time keeping/utilisation. ...read more.

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