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Strategist or manager


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Strategist or manager

  1. 1. Presentation On STRATEGIST or MANAGER Submitted By : Bhupender Singh Mandeep Singh
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION  Helmuth von Moltke , chief of the Prussian & German general staffs from 1858 to 1888  Engineered the strategy behind the military victories  His characteristics include ability to understand significance of events without being influenced by current opinion & ability to make decisions quickly  In past Prussian officers were discouraged from acting on their own . But Moltke tradition by allowing his officers to show individual initiative  Todays school help in achieve highest possible average level & offer perspective managers to develop themselves  Difference in real life result much less than knowledge learned  Ultimately the ability to strategize is linked with the personality of successful entrepreneurs & manager
  3. 3. OBJECTIVE What does it actually take to be a strategist How factors determine the level of strategic management competence How can managers consciously work on themselves to develop their own strategic capabilities
  4. 4. MANAGER A person responsible for controlling or administering an organization or group of staff. A person regarded in terms of their skill in managing resources, especially those of a household.
  5. 5. STRATEGY A plan of action designed to achieve a long-term or overall aim. It can’t be taught It is applied common sense
  6. 6. QUESTIONNAIRE Do I Have an Entrepreneurial Vision Do I Have a Corporate Philosophy Do I Have Competitive Advantages Do My Employees Use Their Ability to Act Freely in the Interest of the Company Have I Built an Organization That Implements My Vision
  7. 7. QUESTIONNAIRE CONTINUES…… Are the Line Managers Involved in Strategic Planning Is the Corporate Culture in Harmony with the Strategies Do I Point Out Directions & Take New Approaches Have I Been Lucky in My Life So Far Do I Make a Contribution to the Development of Society – and Myself
  8. 8. HOW TO MEASURE STRATEGISTS  The nature of the vision they had at the beginning of phase of their career or life  The way in which they kept modifying their guiding ideas to suit changing conditions  The extent to which – and under what conditions – they put those ideas into action or led others to do so
  9. 9. CONCLUSION This procedure help top management to distinguish between average managers and good strategists By using this questionnaire , company management can evaluate managers being considered for an open position or a promotion by drawing up their profiles This procedure is not intended to replace other analysis of the performance potential and intellectual horizon of an individual , but it can supplement them
  10. 10. THANK YOU