A skill is an individual ability to translate knowledge into action. Skill is not necessarily inborn. It can be developed through practises and learning. To be a successful manager he should posses three major skills Technical Skills, Human Relation Skills and Conceptual Skills.
Technical skills are concerned with What is done. This includes proficiency in Process, Procedures, Methods and Techniques which are used in doing a work. This skills can be visible in person and can be developed by actual practise in job
Human relation skills are one’s ability to work effectively with others and to build up a group relations to attain the goal. Management is a process of getting things done through others. So the managers can attain the goal only with the help of employees.
Conceptual skills are related to concepts and mental conception – conceptual framework intended to development of new product and/or idea. Since conceptual skills are in the form of imagination – chimerical, fantasy, national, or vision.