Management homework help

  1. Choose a manager (who supervises multiple employees) with whom you can sit face-to-face for 30 minutes to ask some managerial questions.

 

Required interview questions:

  1. How many employees do you supervise directly? What do they do? (generally, e.g. clerks, technicians, auditors, managers, etc.) What kind of information about them do you keep track of (e.g. their experience, skills, etc.) that is necessary to manage themeffectively?
  2. Do you manage employees individually or as a wholegroup?
  3. Do you keep track of or measure any workplace attitudes (e.g. job satisfaction, employee engagement, etc.)? Why? How do you measurethem?
  4. How do you motivateyour employees?
  5. Can you give me some tips on how to be an effectiveleader?
  6. How do you resolve conflicts in the workplace? Do you need to play politicssometimes?

 

You can ask additional or follow-up questions as well. After the interview, organize the answers and prepare 4- to 5-page, essay-type report that consists of the following titles/sections:

 

    • Manager’s Name – Title – Organization – Generalresponsibilities
    • Employees Supervised (questions1-2)
    • Workplace Attitudes of Interest (question3)
    • Motivation Methods-Tools (question4)
    • Effective Leadership Tips (question5)
    • Conflict Resolution Methods (question6)
    • Analysis &Recommendations
    • Lessons Learned

Under the header “analysis and recommendations,” critically analyze each of the manager’s answers BASED ON CLASS TOPICS/MODELS/THEORIES WE COVERED.

Make recommendations and suggest improvements for the manager.

Under “lessons learned,” report the lessons you learned in this interview and how you can use this new understanding in your own career. Give specific examples of how you will do this in your career (at school, work, sports club, etc.).

Submit this assignment individually via the assignment link on Blackboard on or before the due date. Following is the grading rubric:

Scoring Base Rating = 7 Rating = 5 Rating = 3 Rating = 1 Score
Quality — Effort invested in this work The writing reflects that the student put much effort and attention interviewing the manager, analyzing the answers, and thinking about the main lessons /

recommendations.

The writing reflects that the student put adequate effort and attention interviewing the manager, analyzing the answers, and thinking about the main lessons /

recommendations.

The writing reflects that the student put less than adequate effort and attention interviewing the manager, analyzing the answers, and thinking about the main lessons /

recommendations.

The writing reflects that the student put too little effort and attention interviewing the manager, analyzing the answers, and thinking about the main lessons /

recommendations.

 
  The writing provides The writing The writing provides The writing  
Quality of the in-depth critical provides sufficient weak analysis of provides very poor
analyses, & analysis of all critical analysis of answers. Some analysis of
recommendations answers based on all answers based answers are not answers. Some
  class topics. Student on class topics. analyzed. Student answers are not
  provides detailed Student provides provides minimal analyzed. Student
  recommendations/ multiple recommendations/ provides no
  suggestions. Lessons recommendations/ suggestions. OR recommendations/
  learned are used to suggestions. Lessons learned are suggestions. OR
  come up with Lessons learned are used only to list Lessons learned
  specific real-life used to come up general, vague section is missing.
  goals for the student. with some real-life goals.  
    goals for the    
    student.    
    . The writing has all The writing is  
Structure   required missing some
    titles/sections required
    showing all of the titles/sections.
    required topics. Paragraphing and
    Paragraphing and transitions are
    transitions are also adequate.
    clear and very good.  
      The writing has no The writing has a  
Basic errors in word few errors in word
Grammar selection and use, selection and use,
  sentence structure, sentence structure,
  spelling, spelling,
  punctuation, and punctuation, and
  capitalization. capitalization.
Total Score  

 

 

 

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