WORKING IN THE 21ST CENTURY• We haven’t learned to work in the 21st Century• Explosion of information and technology• Work environment has shifted along three dimensions: – Volume – Speed – Complexity
Managing Effectively: Three Critical Challenges Management Challenges for the 21st Century CHANGE
Does it mean doing several things at the same time?Does it mean that we live Does it entail juggling in a state of continuous several jobs or partial attention assignments?Does multitasking lead to ‘ Does it mean racing againstworkaholism, burnouts? the clock?’ Does it mean having diverse skills and making optimum use of them?
MULTITASKING IS ALL ABOUT MANAGING STRESS ANDMEETING THE CHALLENGES AT THE WORKPLACE
Multitasking involves “Effective time Management." Striking a balance and Finding your own comfort zone
Pareto’s Principle (80/20 Rule)80% of Work gives 20% Results & 20% of Work gives 80% Results One Rs.500/- v/s Hundred Rs.5/- Effective v/s Efficient Smart work v/s Hard work
Managing Paradoxes Management requiressimultaneously mastering multiple and potentially Integration and conflicting situations fragmentation Consistency & Flexibility Reflection & Action Global Perspective and Local Understanding
Multi-tasking is simply the artof doing more than one thing at the same time.
Hes not just another cricket fan. Shah Rukh Khan owns a team too.
MultitaskingHow often have you wished for two heads and four pairs ofhands, as you expertly juggle mobile phone, sandwich, files.
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Multi-tasking, SRK Style Whether its the small screen, big screen, cricket or commercials, Shah Rukh Khan has done it all.SRK made his acting debut with Doordarshans popular serial, Fauji.Almost a decade later, the actor made a return to small screen toreplace Amitabh Bachchan as the new host of Kaun BanegaCrorepati. Currently, he hit the small screen with his new show, KyaAap Paanchvi Pass Se Tez Hain? Along with director Aziz Mirza and co-star Juhi Chawla, he set up a production company, Dreamz Unlimited. Though their first and second ventures -- Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani and Asoka -- were wash-outs, the troika got third time lucky with Chalte Chalte.
Obstacles to effective Multi TaskingInterruption More interruptions Periods of inactivity
Obstacles to effective Multi Tasking Too many things at onceStress and fatigue All work and no play
What can we do?Recognize that obstacles exist Identify them Employ strategies to overcome
Concentrate on the task at hand Focus on your goal Tune out interruptions
3 Rules of Multi TaskingDefine priorities.Avoid distractions and lack of focus.Don’t create impossible situations.
Effective Multi Tasking Means Set realistic goals.Learn to see the relevance. Use good time management skills. Plan rewards. Long term planning. Take Action Break down large tasks.
Management Functions Classical Multitasking Management Functions Management FunctionsPlanning Making Things HappenControlling Beating the CompetitionOrganizing Organizing People, Projects, and ProcessesLeading Leading
Who Succeeds? Who Doesn’tPotential managerial leaders Those who don’t quite make Multi Taskers who succeed:share traits early on: it:Bright, with Have been successful, but Have diverse trackoutstanding track generally only in one area records, demonstratedrecords or type of job. ability in many different situations, and a breadth of knowledge of the business or industry.Have survived stressfulsituations Frequently described as Maintain composure in moody or volatile. May be stressful situations, are able to keep their temper predictable during with superiors during crises crises, are regarded as but are hostile toward calm and confident. peers and subordinates.
The successful multi tasker has the habit of doing the things failures don’t like to do. They don’t like doing them either necessarily. But their disliking is subordinated to the strength of their purpose.
Simple Tip To Effectively Multitask • Don’t try to manage the clock. Instead try to manage yourself.
“The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities” Stephen R. Covey