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Chief Executives

Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.

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    Work Activities

    Work Activities

    • Direct or coordinate an organization's financial or budget activities to fund operations, maximize investments, or increase efficiency.
    • Appoint department heads or managers and assign or delegate responsibilities to them.
    • Analyze operations to evaluate performance of a company or its staff in meeting objectives or to determine areas of potential cost reduction, program improvement, or policy change.
    • Direct, plan, or implement policies, objectives, or activities of organizations or businesses to ensure continuing operations, to maximize returns on investments, or to increase productivity.
    • Direct or coordinate activities of businesses or departments concerned with production, pricing, sales, or distribution of products.
    • Prepare budgets for approval, including those for funding or implementation of programs.
    • Confer with board members, organization officials, or staff members to discuss issues, coordinate activities, or resolve problems.
    • Implement corrective action plans to solve organizational or departmental problems.
    • Direct human resources activities, including the approval of human resource plans or activities, the selection of directors or other high-level staff, or establishment or organization of major departments.
    • Negotiate or approve contracts or agreements with suppliers, distributors, federal or state agencies, or other organizational entities.
    • Make presentations to legislative or other government committees regarding policies, programs, or budgets.
    • Coordinate the development or implementation of budgetary control systems, recordkeeping systems, or other administrative control processes.
    • Direct or coordinate activities of businesses involved with buying or selling investment products or financial services.
    • Review reports submitted by staff members to recommend approval or to suggest changes.
    • Direct non-merchandising departments, such as advertising, purchasing, credit, or accounting.
    • Deliver speeches, write articles, or present information at meetings or conventions to promote services, exchange ideas, or accomplish objectives.
    • Interpret and explain policies, rules, regulations, or laws to organizations, government or corporate officials, or individuals.
    • Prepare or present reports concerning activities, expenses, budgets, government statutes or rulings, or other items affecting businesses or program services.
    • Review and analyze legislation, laws, or public policy and recommend changes to promote or support interests of the general population or special groups.
    • Prepare bylaws approved by elected officials, and ensure that bylaws are enforced.
    • Administer programs for selection of sites, construction of buildings, or provision of equipment or supplies.
    • Serve as liaisons between organizations, shareholders, and outside organizations.
    • Attend and participate in meetings of municipal councils or council committees.
    • Represent organizations or promote their objectives at official functions, or delegate representatives to do so.
    • Organize or approve promotional campaigns.

    Skills

    • Judgment and Decision Making

      Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

    • Complex Problem Solving

      Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

    • Critical Thinking

      Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

    WorkKeys®

    Applied Math
    6
    Workplace Documents
    6
    Graphic Literacy
    5

    Abilities

    • Oral Comprehension

      The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

    • Oral Expression

      The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

    • Written Comprehension

      The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

    Knowledge

    • Administration and Management

      Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

    • Personnel and Human Resources

      Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.

    • Customer and Personal Service

      Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

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    Pay

    • Ohio Annual Salary 175520/yr
    • Typical Salary
    • Ohio Hourly Wage 84.39/hr
    • Typical Hourly Wage

    Ohio Employment Trends

    • Currently Employed 5,650
    • Yearly Projected Openings 340

    Typical Education

    Personality

    Enterprising: People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business. They do well at jobs that need:
    • Leadership
    • Integrity
    • Initiative
    • Stress Tolerance
    • Dependability
    • Achievement/Effort

    Tools

    • Notebook computers
    • Mobile phones
    • High capacity removable media drives
    • Desktop computers
    • Desktop calculator

    Technology

    • Project management software
    • Human resources software
    • Enterprise resource planning ERP software
    • Data base user interface and query software
    • Accounting software
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