Good manager: accountable, take responsibility, giving people credit. Top management: develop long-range strategic plans for, inspire vision for companies" future. Middle management: taking plans to develop into organization, specific operations, products, etc. Supervisory management: implementing the plans developed by middle managers, responsible for non-managers employees; motivate workers to accomplish daily weekly and monthly goals. Technical skills: managers ability to understand and use the techniques, knowledge, tools, and equipment of a specific department or area of study (critical for supervisory managers) Human skills: interpersonal skills that enable a manager to work effectively with and through people (critical for middle managers) Conceptual skills: ability to see the organization as a unified whole and understand how each part of the overall organization interacts with other parts (critical for top managers) Planning: the process of looking forward to future events and conditions and deciding on the courses of actions for achieving organizational goals.