Final Case Report - A self development plan to become a successful manager

Final Case Report - A self development plan to become a successful manager

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Unformatted text preview: RMIT University Graduate School of Business Master of Business Administration BUSM 2411: Leadership & Management Case Report A SELF DEVELOPMENT PLAN TO BECOME AN EFFECTIVE MANAGER Course lecturer: Pierre Dietrichsen Student name: Tuan Anh Bui Student number: 314 7096 Campus: RMIT Hanoi Hanoi, 25 September 2006 Page 1 of 11 Leadership and Management A Self Development Plan to Become an Effective Manager _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Introduction Are managers born quality? Or could they be trained? These are the questions that many of us have been, or will be, questioning ourselves during our quest to the managerial roles. It is the authors opinion that though there are certain born personality traits required of the manager, there are still certain skills that the manager could be trained on to further sharpen his/her managerial capacity. Indeed, many theories, explanation and concepts have been developed to provide further insights as to the practice of management, as well as on the measures that managers could undertake to master their managerial skills. In the context of this report, the author aims to provide a brief overview on some of the recent approaches to managerial practices. Furthermore, the author will base on his personal experience to illustrate how his managerial capacity could be further enhanced though an analysis of his weaknesses in managerial skills and development of an action plan to close such gaps. Recent Approaches to Managerial Practices One prominent management model developed by Quinn et al (2003) is the competing value framework model 1 in which the four models of organization effectiveness, i.e. the rational goal model, the internal process model, the human relations model and the open system model were combined into one integrated model. In this model, Quinn pointed out that there eight competing roles in the organization that are applicable to the managers at all level in the organization. Quinn also identified the competencies associated with each managerial role that the manager should possess in order to perform the role more effectively....
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