On the following pages you will find a series of descriptive terms commonly used to characterize people in general. Some of these terms are positive in connotation, others are negative, and some are neither very positive nor very negative.
We would like you to use this list to tell us what you think a successful middle manager is like. In making your judgements, it may be helpful to imagine that you are about to meet a person for the first time and the only thing you know in advance is that the person is a successful middle manager. Please rate each word or phrase in terms of how characteristic it is of a successful middle manager.
The ratings are to be made according to the following scale: