What is your role as a manager? What do you consider to be your core responsibilities? These are fundamental questions. The answers you give will form a substantial part of your own personal philosophy of management.
Managers at all levels are business leaders. The business (liter-
ally the area in which one is busy) is about producing quality
products or services at a profit (or at least in the most cost-effec-
tive way). At the heart of that role lie the three overlapping core
responsibilities of any leader: