Manager of the Year 2024

To be considered for a Manager of the Year award, candidates will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

Context, Vision and Goal

The candidate’s achievements must be clearly described and aligned with the project/company’s vision and goals. The relevance of their actions to the context and the ability to address challenges will be assessed.

Strategy and Actions

(Key choices / strategic directions and actions taken)

Candidates will be evaluated based on the initiatives and strategic choices they made. The assessment will consider the innovations, achievements, and tangible outcomes resulting from their actions in relation to the context, vision, and goals.

  • What initiatives did you take?
  • What innovations/achievements did you work on and what did you create/achieve?
  • Do the actions in relation to the context, vision, and goals verify the excellence of the work done? Has the challenge been answered?

Measurable Results

Numerical results and practical achievements will be assessed in comparison to set goals, targets, and relevant benchmarks. The candidate’s ability to deliver measurable outcomes will be an important factor in the evaluation.

Key qualities and Soft Skills

Why Me?
Candidates will be evaluated based on a range of qualities that contributed to their success. These qualities may include agility, resilience, effective communication, innovation, collaboration, strategic thinking, motivation, problem-solving, and other relevant attributes.

List of qualities to be drawn upon (indicatively):
Candidates will be asked to choose the five most important qualities to them from the following list. This selection will help in evaluating their alignment with the key attributes that define outstanding leadership and performance.

1 Agility
2 Resilience
3 Adaptability
4 Openness
5 Effective Communication
6 Empathy
7 Trust
8 Trustworthiness
9 Team Playing
10 Mentoring
11 Human Centrism
12 Innovation
13 Creativity
14 Risk Taking
15 Collaboration
16 Vision
17 Out of the Box Thinking
18 Integration
19 Analysis
20 Synthesis
21 Strategy
22 Motivation
23 Team Building
24 Effective Listening
25 Focus
26 Engagement
27 Digital Savviness
28 Positive Thinking
29 Optimism
30 Time Management
31 Conflict Resolution
32 Negotiation Skills
33 Problem Solving
34 Self-Awareness
35 Persistence
36 Consistency
37 Transparency
38 Fairness
39 Insistence
40 Reliability
41 Commitment
42 Results Orientation
43 Tasks Orientation

Final Impact

The overall impact of the candidate’s achievements at various levels, such as the company, brand, society, and country, will be thoroughly described and considered in the evaluation process.

These criteria will be used to assess and determine the most deserving candidate for the Manager of the Year awards.