TOPIC A REFLECTION OF THE PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT COURSE Students required research write extended essay aproximately 1500 words topic essay exceed 2000 words length follow conventions academic writing essay typed double spaced Times New Roman sources shoudl cited referenced usign Chicargo styl referencing system THE PURPOSE OF THE PROJECT project designed engage students reflection relates

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As implied above, I had a great deal of beliefs regarding management prior to this course. Somewhat naively, I believe that the bulk of a managers work took place in boardrooms. That is, my idea of a manager was someone that simply analyzed data, made policies and delegated tasks to employees. Even though many managers do engage in these activities, I have found through my studies in this course that these duties are just the tip of the iceberg in many managerial situations. And once again as stated above, I was initially quite frustrated at my own naivety and ignorance regarding this subject that I admired. However, as the cumulative picture of a managers true job life was constructed, I became increasingly fascinated with the new and additional aspects of this field. This intensive interest caused me to work harder and continue to learn as much as I could. Thus, I was able to successfully cope with a frustrating situation by turning it into a new opportunity to learn more about a field that I find genuinely appealing.

One of the main concepts that truly fascinated me in this course was the idea and importance of relationship management. The essentiality of this aspect of management was something I had never considered before. I thoroughly enjoyed learning about the success that has been accomplished by managers that make active efforts to build relationships with their subordinates and peers. Through my supplementary readings I found that companies like Apple and the General Electric Corporation have realized massive levels of success as a result of strategic relationship management (Anthony 2010; Slater 2000). My strong admiration for these firms and their revolutionary leaders helped to further open my eyes to the importance of becoming engaged and participative as a manager. Also, slogans like Googles ideas can come from anywhere helped to elucidate the fact the employee are often a companys greatest assets (Google on Innovation 2007). Thus, it is always important to maintain healthy and effective relationships between managers, employees, stakeholders and executives.

Ultimately, this course has certainly helped me to grow as a…[continue]



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"TOPIC A REFLECTION OF THE PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT COURSE Students Required Research Write Extended Essay Aproximately 1500 Words Topic Essay Exceed 2000 Words Length Follow Conventions Academic Writing Essay Typed Double Spaced Times New Roman Sources Shoudl Cited Referenced Usign Chicargo Styl Referencing System THE PURPOSE OF THE PROJECT Project Designed Engage Students Reflection Relates" (2011, April 14) Retrieved April 21, 2014, from http://www.paperdue.com/essay/TOPIC-A-REFLECTION-OF-47349

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"TOPIC A REFLECTION OF THE PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT COURSE Students Required Research Write Extended Essay Aproximately 1500 Words Topic Essay Exceed 2000 Words Length Follow Conventions Academic Writing Essay Typed Double Spaced Times New Roman Sources Shoudl Cited Referenced Usign Chicargo Styl Referencing System THE PURPOSE OF THE PROJECT Project Designed Engage Students Reflection Relates", 14 April 2011, Accessed.21 April. 2014, http://www.paperdue.com/essay/TOPIC-A-REFLECTION-OF-47349