Take a position on the following statement: “Many business executives believe that team sports helps a person develop as a leader.” Determine whether or not the thinking behind this statement leaves a select demographic out of the running for leadership development in business. Provide a rationale for your response.
Imagine that you are a senior manager in a large office. You had started as a quick-service restaurant delivery person and worked your way up to a production supervisor in an automobile plant. Determine the key skills that you gathered or learned in these past jobs that make you ready for this senior manager position. Provide a rationale for your response.