Managerial Skills

To help answer the question about pay differences between managers and other employees, read this section. Managers have to have many skills that put them at the top of the pay scale, including problem-solving skills the average worker doesn't need.

Key Takeaways

  • The skills needed by managers vary according to level.
  • Top managers need strong conceptual skills, while those at midlevels need good interpersonal skills and those at lower levels need technical skills.
  • All managers need strong communication, decision-making, and time-management skills.