One of the basic statements defining organizations include organizations involve goal-oriented activities and one of the characteristics of organizational behaviour is organizational process: interactions between members of the organization. This thesis includes analysis of both, the goal oriented activities and interactions between the managers of the organization. The main purpose of this thesis is the analysis and improvement of the target agreement process and the role of the manager in this process in an automotive company. The research has been conducted by a survey method and the data for the analysis were collected by an online questionnaire. The respondents were from the upper and middle management of the technical division of Volkswagen Slovakia, a. s.. The results of the research have shown potentials for improvement in the target setting process, in the change process of the targets and in the evaluation of the targets. Furthermore the possibility of improvement of the role of the manager for a specific management level was realized. Specific recommendations for the implementation of improvements were defined. These recommendations can be used, together with the theoretical information of this thesis, not only in the automotive industry.