4 Plan, Control, Direct Activities of Others: "organize work and direct its completion through the services of others; prime responsibility for developing the will to work in the employees, thereby motivating them to a higher level of attainment; ability to translate plans and policies into effective production or attainment of established objectives; know what is to be done and how to do it; relay instructions to subordinates so as to complete the demands effectively."-The Management Dictionary
Plan, control, direct activities of others, required to organize work and direct its completion through supervised activity of others; responsibility to cause or motivate the will to work by others; responsibility for work performance and results by others; translate plans and policies into effective production or attainment of established objectives.
|High motivation indicates that this person seeks organizational management responsibility and role. Emphasis is on firm, take charge management to get things done through utilizing the talents of others. Skills are primary. A high motivation indicates that this person is not interested in the activity in order to socialize, empathize, sympathize, or manage on a psychological, personality, emotional, or ego basis. It is management with balance between the big picture and pieces of the picture. This management is fairly administered, as long as performance, quality, and results are the measuring criteria.|
|Moderate motivation indicates that this person accepts and exercises both responsibility and role for organizational management. Emphasis is on management of people, but that is directly tied to performance of existing, available skills. Performance and results are the main emphasis. Other Worker Traits must be studied to determine if this person manages best on a take charge or given charge basis-which has much to do with how personally or impersonally, performance-based or service-based, that management style will be.|
|Low motivation indicates that this person does not desire responsibility for organizational, operational, or administrative management.|