The wise manager

A look at the positive traits a good manager should possess
By John Butler
|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 08/05/2003

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ne of the easiest, and most effective, ways to examine the features that make up a good manager is to invent one who has all the positive traits. Let’s call her She Patel.

She has thought through her approach to leading an organization, refines what she does, how it’s done and evaluates herself against this approach. She realizes she is not charismatic — few people are — but believes she can be a very good leader if leadership is approached strategically.