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Which Background is Preferable for a Manager?
Maryam Bidmeshgipour, Student (Other), Malaysia, Member

Selecting candidates for a job is never easy. Certainly when we're talking about managers, considering they are going to play an important role in your organization... Which one do you prefer to hire for your projects? 1. A manager with a technical background (with engineering university degree), or 2. A manager with a management background (who has studied management)? I'm more toward the administrative managers because they can lead better and assign every one to accomplish the job. (...) Read more? Sign up for free
 

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Manager Background Depends on Industry and Company
Elain Lin, HR Consultant, China, Member

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Managing Systems or People?
Jeannine Stoute, Accountant, United States, Member

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Background Discipline for a Manager
D P BABU, Strategy Consultant, India, Member

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Manager Must Have Knowledge of INDUSTRY
IRFAN AHMED, Student (MBA), Pakistan, Member

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Consider the Team as a Whole
Beddoe, Manager, United Kingdom, Member

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Getting the Best our of Employees
Syed Fahad Sami, Project Manager, Pakistan, Member

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Background of Manager
Nasir Cader, Student (Other), Member

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Prefered Manager Background Depends on Type of Management
A.J. Heideman, Management Consultant, Netherlands, Member

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SKILLS, Attitude and Openness More Useful Than Background
Jagdish B Acharya, Consultant, India, Premium Member

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Required Background and Skils for Managers
Dilip Khanal, CEO, Nepal, Member

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Optimal Manager Background is Both, but this comes at a Cost...
Theodore, Production, Hong Kong, Member

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Managers are not Required to Be Subject Experts
Bhanwar Singh, Business Consultant, India, Member

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Preferable Background for a Manager
OSHUN, GRACE OKAIMA , Lecturer, Nigeria, Member

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Preferred Background for a Manager
M.R. Bos, Manager, Netherlands, Member

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Manager Background Requirements
Pedro Guedes Carvalho, Professor, Portugal, Member

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Ideal Profile of Manager Depends on Industry Sector
Abdulrahaman Nashiru, Accountant, Nigeria, Member

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Background for Managing Director
Javier Elenes, Business Consultant, Mexico, Member

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Manager Preferable Background: LEADERSHIP Skills
Andrew Cole, Manager, United States, Member

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A Lot of Virtues...
VENKATESWARAN, Teacher, India, Member

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Situation-based Leaders
Avijit Chobey, Manager, India, Member

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Most Important for a Manager: LEARNING ATTITUDE
Shailesh, Teacher, India, Member

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Preferable Background for a Manager
Kwaku Awuku, Manager, Ghana, Member

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Leadership Qualities
Shruti Misra, Coach, India, Member

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Hiring Professionals for Projects
M V Ananthakrishnan, Consultant, India, Member

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Effective Management Skills are Essential
Arif ur Rehman, Professor, Pakistan, Member

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No Subject Specialists for Managerial Positions
Wulf-Dieter Krueger, Teacher, Thailand, Member

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Who is the Best Manager
kayode shoyemi, Consultant, Nigeria, Member

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Background of Manager in New Era
J A Hegarty, Business School Marketer, Ireland, Member

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Background Skill for Manager
Sunita, Manager, India, Member

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A Manager with Common Sense is Enough for any Industry
shaikh moheen, Professor, India, Member

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A Good Manager Must Be a People Manager with Good Leadership Skills
michel wils, Business Consultant, Belgium, Member

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Manager's LEVEL is Important to Determine the Appropriate Background
Hafez Abroomandi, Student (MBA), Iran, Member

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Skills Managers Should Possess
Leodegardo M. Pruna, Professor, Philippines, Member

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No Managing Without Knowledge
R.F.E. Peters, Student (Other), Netherlands, Member

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Technical or Management Background
Faten Trimech, Accountant, Member

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Knowledge of the Industry
Locke, Teacher, New Zealand, Member

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There is no Technical Management
Dorota Powtak, Business Consultant, Poland, Member

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Background is Irrelevant
Ravi Shankar, Manager, India, Member

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Which Background is Preferable for a Manager?
sirelkhatim ibrahim nugud, Coach, Sudan, Member

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Background for Manager in New Era
J A Hegarty, Business School Marketer, Ireland, Member

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A Managers Background
ian cockerham

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Sometimes a Technical Background is Required...
Cesar Babino, Manager, Argentina, Member

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Human Resource Management
Przemek Wysocki, Project Manager, Poland, Member

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Manager Background Requisites
Darryl Lynn Jones

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Which Background is Better for Manager?
Ehsan Ramezanpour, Student (University), Iran, Member

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What Background is Preferable for a Manager?
nabeel faraz, Student (MBA), India, Member

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Managers Background
Jorge Garrido, Director, Mexico, Member

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Leaders - not Managers!
Dennis Falk Jakobsen, Member

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Combine Technical with Managerial Acumen
Richard Ahumibe, Management Consultant, United Kingdom, Member

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Management Background
Ravi Chandran, Director, United Arab Emirates, Member

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Correlation Study Needed on Prefered Management Background
Rudy Ric Trabel, HR Consultant, Philippines, Member

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Management Skills Education Experience
KATHRYN STEINER, MBA, Entrepreneur, United States, Member

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Manager Qualifications
Clarise Morris, HR Consultant, United Arab Emirates, Member

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Managerial Acumen
DR.VIVEK DIWADKAR., Business Consultant, India, Member

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Depends on the Role That the Manager is Supposed to Play
Michael Chin, Business Consultant, Singapore, Member

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Preferable Selection Measures
Feraidoon Bakhtiari, CxO / Board, Iran, Member

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It is All About Team Integration
maen alhusseini, Manager, Syria, Member

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Re: Which Background is Preferable for a Manager
Richard Ahumibe, Management Consultant, United Kingdom, Member

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Leadership more important than Skills
Dr Vasundhara Padmanabhan, Manager, India, Member

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Preferable Background for a New Manager
adeboye,clement, Manager, Nigeria, Member

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Even if You Have Both: Technical and Administrative...
Osama Kamal, Management Consultant, Egypt, Member

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Need Proper Mix with Positive Vision Towards All Stake Holders
Dr. Vishal Dilip Chavan, Professor, India, Member

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Consider the Level of the Manager
Luis, Manager, China, Member

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The Best Management Type? The Teamplayer
Gerald Jett, United States, Member

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Scoring and Comparing
Juan Perez Eras

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Selecting Managers to Be in the Firm
Leodegardo M. Pruna, Professor, Philippines, Member

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Good Management Skills are Rare
Olsson, Sweden, Member

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Complete Background of a Project Manager
Tesfu, Other, Member

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Systemic Interdisciplinary Background with Relational Profile
Wolf, Project Manager, Germany, Member

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Effective Manager Includes Fixed and Flexible Traits
KATHRYN STEINER, MBA, Entrepreneur, United States, Member

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Why Reduce Complexity?
Ulrich Schweiker, Director, Germany, Member

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No More Managers, There are Already Leaders in the Organisation
J A Hegarty, Business School Marketer, Ireland, Member

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Align Leadership Practices with Management Disciplines
Bill Boynton, Teacher, United States, Member

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Focusing on the Discussion
Juan Perez Eras

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Good Resume in Management and Having Knowledge of Industry
HABIB MOSTAFIZI, HR Consultant, Iran, Member

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The Selection of Managers
ian cockerham

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Which Hand Would you like to Have: Left or Right?
Sudheendra, Consultant, India, Member

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Which Wheel on the Car is the More Important
J A Hegarty, Business School Marketer, Ireland, Member

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Technical Knowledge or Managerial Skills
VENKATESWARAN, Teacher, India, Member

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One Who Can Learn the Missing Aspects
Jagdish B Acharya, Consultant, India, Premium Member

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It Depends on the Department
ichsan widyantoro, Student (University), Indonesia, Member

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Management is in Between Managers and Leaders
FAYEZ, Management Consultant, Saudi Arabia, Member

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Which Background is Suitable for a Manager?
Yeshwant Moodliar, Consultant, India, Member

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Vision and Mission Critical to Success of Business Endeavor
KATHRYN STEINER, MBA, Entrepreneur, United States, Member

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The Optimal Background for a Manager depends on the Management Level
Jesper Jensen, Student (MBA), United States, Member

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Soft and Hard Management Background
Thabo Motsoasele, Project Manager, South Africa, Member

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Coaching New Managers
Juan Perez Eras

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Hiring New Managers-main Skills?
Bruno Van Immerseel, Manager, Netherlands, Member

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Subject: Hiring New Managers Traits & Capabilities
J A Hegarty, Business School Marketer, Ireland, Member

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Knowledge is a Key Skill for a Manager!
J A Hegarty, Business School Marketer, Ireland, Member

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A Manager Must Be Broad
Robert Nyarko, Strategy Consultant, Ghana, Member

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Interdisciplinary and Relational Approach to Management
KATHRYN STEINER, MBA, Entrepreneur, United States, Member

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Promotions are Rarely Planned and Executed
Feraidoon Bakhtiari, CxO / Board, Iran, Member

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Managers with Technical Background Require More People Skills
Leodegardo M. Pruna, Professor, Philippines, Member

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It Depends on the Requirements of a Company
siddheshwar vitthal lingdale, Student (MBA), India, Member

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It Depends on the Nature of the Company
Kidist Yami, Accountant, Ethiopia, Member

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Round Peg in Round Hole
OSHUN, GRACE OKAIMA , Lecturer, Nigeria, Member

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A Manager should be both an Artist and a Scientist
Leodegardo M. Pruna, Professor, Philippines, Member

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No Doubt Management is a Social Science Having Linkages with Other Sciences
D P BABU, Strategy Consultant, India, Member

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Knowledge, Combined with Experience
KATHRYN STEINER, MBA, Entrepreneur, United States, Member

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Managers must be Sensible to their Environment
D P BABU, Strategy Consultant, India, Member

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Technical versus Managerial Background
Dr. Alan Williams, Professor, Thailand, Member

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A Manager Should be Multi-Tasking
OSHUN, GRACE OKAIMA , Lecturer, Nigeria, Member

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