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How to be a good manager?

You have just been promoted and now you have the title 'manager' as your position. What does that really mean? Do you need to have an MBA to deserve this? Some managers may feel an elevated sense of superiority as they are now giving 'orders' but some may worry that they have to start cracking their head as they can no more 'wait to be told what to do'. For those who feel this 'false' sense of superiority, its better for you to realise earlier than late that you need to be humble now as your effectiveness now depends on a team of people and not you alone. Let's get straight to the point. You probably are looking for some quick tips or some 'one minute manager' kind of thing on how to be a good manager. OK. Allow me to share my opinion and experience of managing people as well as being managed. As far as the MBA is concerned, you can leave that idea aside first because in my opinion, its the practical experience that is more valuable than