Explain the functions roles and activities of managers

Assignment: Role of Managers
Part 1
• Explain the functions, roles, and activities of managers. Research two companies within the last 3-years, not described in the book, and discuss what managerial characteristics were essential to lead change.
Part 2
Write a 2-3+ page, double-spaced essay about classical, behavioral, and modern management approaches to leading.
• Give a brief history and the development of each theory.
• Discuss why the principles are important for managers in the workplace.
• Compare and contrast each theory.
• Give an example of how managers can use each approach to lead employees to change.