IJIMT 2014 Vol.5(3): 164-170 ISSN: 2010-0248
DOI: 10.7763/IJIMT.2014.V5.507

Assessing Social and Intellectual Competencies as Predictors of Managerial Performance: In Context to Manufacturing Units

Sambedna Jena and Chandan Kumar Sahoo
Abstract— Organizations worldwide are focused on achieving productivity and effectiveness for their workforce. Researches on managerial effectiveness illustrates, that it is basically concentrated upon the personal attributes of an individual within a firm. The purpose of the study is to ascertain predictors for enhanced managerial performance with special emphasis on intellectual and social competencies required in manufacturing units. A self-designed pre-tested questionnaire has been used for the conduction of this study. The study has been conducted on 450 managers from manufacturing units and data was collected from them by administering a structured schedule. In total, 380 responses were obtained and were subjected to analysis using the SPSS statistical software. The result of the study showcases that intellectual and social competencies have considerable influence on the ability to be effective as a manager in an organizational setup.

Index Terms— Social competencies, intellectual competencies, managerial performance, manufacturing units.

The authors are with National Institute of Technology/School of Management, Rourkela, India (e-mail: moony.jena@gmail.com, sahooc@nitrkl.ac.in).

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Cite: Sambedna Jena and Chandan Kumar Sahoo, " Assessing Social and Intellectual Competencies as Predictors of Managerial Performance: In Context to Manufacturing Units," International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 164-170, 2014.

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