Essay on Characteristics Of A Regional Manager
•the act or skill of controlling and making decisions about a business, department, sports team, etc.
•the people who make decisions about a business, department, sports team, etc.
•the act or process of deciding how to use something.
Merriam-Webster also define leadership as:
•the power or ability to lead other people.
•capacity to lead.
In my opinion, leadership and management, while different, are both necessary qualities of a Regional Manager. To be a successful OLCC Regional Manager a person will need to be both a great manager and a great leader.
I practice management that is flexible and may be different for each person or situation but may change as I receive feedback from those involved and as the task evolves. Some employees or situations flourish better with a more Authoritarian (power is in the hand of one person and it cannot be questioned) management/leadership style and other staff or situations will flourish working under the opposite, a Chaotic (employees perform to their full potential when they are given a free hand) management/leadership style.
My default management/leadership style falls somewhere between these two. I believe in explaining to employees what my expectations are, what the boundaries are, and then letting them be responsible for their own success. I know each employee may handle a situation differently but still be successful. I believe a manager/leader will give each…