HCBE Faculty Articles

Title

Management Skills of Iranians: a Comparison of Technical, Human and Conceptual Differences based on Gender, Age and Longevity in Management Ranks

Document Type

Article

Date

1-1-2009

Publication Title

Labour and Management in Development

Volume

10

Issue

1

First Page

1

Last Page

18

Description

In Iran, management and leadership trends can be traced back for thousands of years of experience. This study focused on the management skills of respondents from Iran to see if gender, age and longevity in management can be significant factors in their technical, human and conceptual competencies. The results of 421 respondents show that there are significant differences linked to gender, age, and management experience. Age and management experience are positively related to better technical, human and conceptual scores. Implications for educators, managers, and human resource professionals are presented.

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