Discuss the value of understanding diversity and address key principles and concepts such as motivation, decision making and problem solving within the organisation.

As a member of Microsoft’s Learning and Development department, you have been asked to produce a 2000 word report on ‘Effective Management Skills’. This report should aim to provide valuable guidance to Microsoft’s managerial training programmes.

The overall purpose of the report will be to identify and introduce the importance of management skills, as well as the key principles related to managing and developing people within the organisation.

Your report should also discuss the value of understanding diversity and address key principles and concepts such as motivation, decision making and problem solving within the organisation.