In this article, Wrapp explains what characteristics are common in successful executives. The skills he outlines are simple and easily implemented among management. Below are a list of the followings skills that are found common characteristics in successful executives:
– Keeping Well Informed : Many get lost in the wealth of details and insist on making to many decisions.
– Focusing Time and Energy: A good manager knows how to save energy and gives personal attention to problems and issues that need direct assistance.
– Playing the Power Game: A good manager knows he must work through idea men in different parts of the organization.
– Value of Sense of Timing: A good manager sets aside a good time frame of completion and then outlines the way to best us time.
– The Aof Imprecision: A good manager commits himself publically to a specific set of objectives.
– Maintaining Viability: A good manager has a well-defined set of objectives and a clear sense of direction.
– Avoiding Policy Straitjackets: A good manager understands the importance of specific and detailed statements of social responsibility.
– Muddling with a Purpose: A good manager sees opportunities to discover parts that relate to the purpose.
Most of all a manager must be able to understand the vision but know how to implement the vision to see the plan into fruition.