People Management – Skill for Work. Managers who work in small corporations and companies must have people management skills to effectively perform their jobs. Most companies use a hierarchical organization structure that requires managers or supervisors to oversee the work of others. Hence, these managers must oversee and coordinate the work of others to complete various projects. People management skills can include communication, leadership, delegation, motivation, training and even performance feedback. In the report, this included being able to motivate people, develop the talents and skills of employees, and pick the best people for a job. This will be especially in demand for managers in the media and energy industries.