What type of manager are you?


Are you all about respect, is creativity the devil's work or are you basically a living God?

Take our quiz and learn more about the type of manager you are...

Q1. Is the majority decision always best?
  A No I prefer my own decisions B Sometimes this is the best way, but sometimes I like to use my own initiative
  B Sometimes this is the best way, but sometimes I like to use my own initiative
  C It's always the best way to include everyone's ideas D No I am God here
  D No I am God here
 

 

Q2. How do you feel about encouraging creativity within your team?
  A I prefer my employees stick to delegated tasks B I support creativity but also add my own influence
  B I support creativity but also add my own influence
  C I encourage my employees to be as creative as possible D believe employee creativity is the devil's work
  D believe employee creativity is the devil's work
 

 

Q3. Which do you prioritise?
  A Achieving set targets B Ensured employees are engaged but productive
  B Ensured employees are engaged but productive
  C The happiness levels of your employees D Getting my promotion
  D Getting my promotion
 

 

Q4. How would you consider your employees?
  A Acquaintances B Teammates
  B Teammates
  C Friends D Slaves
  D Teammates
 

 

Q5. How do you feel about flexible working?
  A I'm not very keen, I prefer all my employees in one place B I have a limited number of essential remote workers
  B I have a limited number of essential remote workers
  C I encourage flexible working whenever possible D I embrace it myself when I'm on the golf course, but it isn't for my staff
  D I embrace it myself when I'm on the golf course, but it isn't for my staff
 

 

Q6. How do you handle sensitive news and happenings within your business?
  A Keep the information within B Tell employees on a need to know basis
  B Tell employees on a need to know basis
  C Brief employees on everything that is happening to ensure they are in the know D Share it on LinkedIn immediately
  D Share it on LinkedIn immediately
 

 

Q7. Which is more vital to you?
  A Individual goals B Team goals
  B Team goals
  C Both Individual and team goals D Having a long holiday
  D Having a long holiday
 

 

Q8. How do you believe managerial respect is gained?
  A A manager should immediately be respected due to their position B Respect is earned over time
  B Respect is earned over time
  C I expect the same level of respect I give my employees to be retaliated D By being a managerial God
  D By being a managerial God
 

 

Q9. How often do you give out constructive criticism?
  A Regularly, my employees need to know where to improve B

Occasionally, I encourage personal growth but at their own rate

  B Occasionally, I encourage personal growth but at their own rate
  C Rarely, I prefer to let me my employees develop without criticism. D Never, I'm happy to criticise but not constructively
  D Never, I'm happy to criticise but not constructively
 

 

Q10. Would you say that you are a people pleaser?
  A No, I'm happy to say if I have an issue B Yes, I hope my employees have high level of job satisfaction
  B Yes, I hope my employees have high level of job satisfaction
  C I try to keep my employees happy but I'm not always available D No!
  D No!
 

And now it's time for the results...
Tally up which letter you answered most and select below

D A B C
D
A
B
C

 

How did you get on?

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