Challenges Faced by Management

1675 Words Apr 28th, 2011 7 Pages
Challenges Faced by Management

Managing and supervising people are not an easy job. Every day we are facing different problems and challenges. Maybe a small or big problems that we must enhance or motivate our people, talk with them and even sometimes help them to solve their day to day problems. Every individual has his own characteristic to portray. Variations of people should take into consideration in managing them. Factors like timing, place, and situation would work well for the managers. With the fast changing world, we need to cope up with things that could hinder the development of one’s managerial skills. Here are the most common problems in management and how to solve them.

Employee motivation:

Motivating the employees
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It will become a challenge to engage all staff in this endeavor, and not only those in the sales division, because customers may, for instance, leave the firm because of the technical or support staff, or because of an incorrect billing.
Competence-based Strategic management:

Competence-based management is a relative new way of thinking about how organizations gain high performance for a significant period of time. Competence-based management originates from the theory of competence-based strategic management.

In spite of the unpredictable character of the future competitive position of organizations, a controlled development of competitive advantage is not unthinkable. Since the beginning 90’s of the previous century competence-based strategic management explains how organizations can develop sustainable competitive advantage in a systematic and structural way.

The idea behind competence-based management is that an organization has access to a unique mix of resources. Resources are all elements, tangible or intangible, which an organization can use for the arrangement of products and bring services on the market. The resources an organization can use may be either organization-specific of organization-addressable. Vermeylen and Heene (1999) define resources in the simplest form as all inputs used in a production process, resulting in products and/or services.

The difference of the mix available resources between organizations, the speed with which resources…