Michael Gary Scott is a character played by Steve Carell on NBC’s hit television show, The Office. He is the regional manager of Dunder Mifflin Paper Company in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Although he did not attend college, he managed to get a job as a salesman at Dunder Mifflin Paper Company, and because of his success as a salesman, he was promoted to regional manager of the Scranton branch. Michael Scott’s extroverted, untrustworthy, and open-minded personality may cause problems, but his only intensions is to be and make everyone happy, as well as enjoy his job.
Michael Scott is considered quite extroverted. He is extroverted in the sense that he is extremely sociable and is never hesitant to approach a social situation. He enjoys being around his coworkers all the time, and is constantly trying to be the center of attention. He tries to be dominant and assertive when he is interacting with his employees but because he tries so hard to be their friends, they often take his demands and dominance very lightly. Michael loves giving speeches that are usually crazy, inappropriate, and off topic.
He does it all for attention and to try to be funny. While he is fairly friendly overall, trust is definitely not one of his more prominent traits. He is not someone that can be trusted with important information or secrets. He has caused a great amount of drama in the office due to telling people things he should not. He can never keep a secret or things to himself because he finds everything to be a joke and believes that everyone should know everything. He thinks extremely high of himself and it causes him to not care much and say things that may hurt or bother others easily.
He is always in everyone’s business just to know everything and be able to have something say, even their secrets. Michael is definitely a very open minded person. He has a very extensive imagination and is extremely open to new experiences. Michael’s imagination ranges from making creative informative videos for his coworkers to writing a screen play about Michael Scam. Although it is not always appreciated by the other employees, it does not stop Michael from using his creative mind. He is not the average boss and insists to make the workplace an entertaining place to be no matter what.
Although Michael Scott may not be the best suited for his job as regional manager of Dunder Mifflin Paper, his character adds an entertaining personality to The Office. His personality and mood are often extremely dependent on the events and environment around him. He is overly concerned with what people think of him, which causes him to act different and crazy at many times leading to drama or dislike. Although he might cause many commotions being his extroverted, untrustworthy, and open-minded self, Michael’s intensions are always positive and he does care a great deal for his coworkers and company.