Management POLC

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Management POLC

  1. 1. Management <br />What do managers actually do???<br />
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  3. 3. Planning<br />Planning is…<br />Setting objectives and how to achieve them<br />
  4. 4. Organising is…<br />arranging resources to achieve the businesses goal<br />Organising<br />
  5. 5. Leading is…<br />influencing people to work towards achieving set objectives<br />Leading<br />
  6. 6. Controlling is…<br />evaluating and modifying tasks to ensure set objectives are being achieved<br />Controlling<br />
  7. 7. Managers as planners<br />Planning<br />Planning is the preparation of actions in response to stimulus.<br />Planning is carried out at all levels, the type of planning will depend on the responsibilities of the manager.<br />Planning is the process of deciding where a team, department or whole organisation should be heading and how it intends to get there.<br />
  8. 8. Planning<br />Planning can exist at three levels<br />
  9. 9. Five stages of planning<br />Refer to text book<br />Planning<br />
  10. 10. Managers as organisers<br />Organising is putting actions and resources to work to achieve set goals established at the planning stage.<br />Determining the flow of actions (work)<br />Determining the human resources required<br />Allocating human and capital resources <br />Delegating roles and responsibilities and co-ordinating the resources of the firm<br />Allocating or researching capital requirements<br />Organising<br />
  11. 11. Managers as leaders<br />Leading, motivating and directing employees is the most obvious of roles.<br />Yet the most open to interpretation. How do we lead?<br />This touches on ‘Styles of management” as well as theories.<br />From Henri Fayol with Four clear roles to Mintzberg with his interpersonal, informational and decision making roles.<br />“Management is a difficult and demanding job, the hours are long, interruptions frequent and many conflicting interests have to be dealt with each day.”<br />Leading<br />
  12. 12. Managers as controllers<br />Controlling is more a monitoring role, where performance and estimates are matched up and new plans set.<br />Performance estimate are set (goals)<br />Measures are put in place to determine effectiveness (tests checks)<br />Roles and activities are reviewed to ensure goals can be met<br />Controlling<br />

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