Who Are Managers and Where Do They Work?

  1. 1-1 Tell who managers are and where they work.

There’s no prototype or standard criteria as to who can be a manager. Managers today can be under age 18 or over age 80. They may be women as well as men, and they can be found in all industries and in all countries. They manage entrepreneurial businesses, large corporations, government agencies, hospitals, museums, schools, and not-for-profit enterprises. Some hold top-level management jobs while others are supervisors or team leaders. However, all managers share one common element: They work in an organizational setting. An organization is a deliberate collection of people brought together to accomplish some specific purpose. For instance, your college ...

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