Essays on Working with and Leading People Assignment

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The paper 'Working with and Leading People' is a great example of a Management Assignment. A number of 7 applicants were received after advertising the position of store manager. The CVs were reviewed and out of 7 applicants, 2 candidates were chosen to face selection panel based on the competitive nature of their abilities and skills. The two-faced selection panel where they were given an opportunity to give a brief background of themselves and also explain why they are the right candidates for the job. The selection panel administered interview questions to each one of them after which the panel voted for candidates meeting all the requirements of this position. AC1.4 Contribution of a Recruitment Manager I ensured that the whole recruitment and selection procedure is facilitated through the following (Newell, 2011): Getting approval from the top management to recruiting a store manager, Appoint an effective selection panel Ensuring that the timeline of section procedure is met, Establishment of a job description of the store manager position Determining the appropriate salary for the successful candidate AC2.

1 Skills and attributes required of a leader From the case of Fancy Footwear Company, Hogan demonstrated good leadership skills and attributes that should be adhered to in order to improve the company’ s performance.

These skills include: A leader needs to have a passion for what he/she is doing. This attribute has been demonstrated by Hogan since when she was in school. She has been on top of things particularly in pursuing her profession. This attribute builds confidence in an individual thus performing the duties effectively (Kippenberger, 2002). A leader should be committed to the staff. Hogan is always focused on the staff and their development as a team.

For example, she is helping out every individual in the company since she knows that all employees are an asset to the organization. As a leader therefore, one should support every employee in order to achieve good results (Hernandez and Leslie, 2001). Hogan is innovative: Hogan has introduced various ways of motivating individuals to achieve good results. For example, she has guided them to work as a team and also by introducing performance awards for the high performers in the company. Apparently, this has changed the entire culture in the organization and Fancy Footwear’ s was highly reputable (Adair, 2006). Hogan is a team ‘ builder’ : Hogan knows exactly the benefits of working as a team.

This is a skill that has helped every individual in the company develop at the same pace. Also, it is noticeable that individuals are actively participating in their teams and they are highly motivated since they get support from group members and Hogan as well.

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