The central theme on this is essay is evolved around the concept of developing as a manager. CIPD, 2016 defined management development as the “structured process by which management enhance their skills…. Of both individual and the organisation”. By using this definition I can use a swot analysis of three categories to be reflective upon myself in an organisation, these categories will be communication, teamwork and management research. In my current occupation I look at communication as a strength because I look at myself as a excellent communicator due to working in customer service and dealing with a lot of customers nevertheless communication always needs to be improved as it is one of the core functions of successful organisations and as a manager, further enhancing this skill can only better yourself in constructing this message to your staff. I have chosen team work because I believe, this is an essential skill in my development in becoming a manager because my communication with others can be lacking in quality at times as I often show signs of individuality and self-centredness to focus on my own insular abilities. As a future manager teamwork would be needed as it is a vital component in assisting organisational, individual and staff growth. I have recognised management research to be a weakness, because undertaking and analysing data is not something I seem to be confident with, however, my perspective of improving an organisation is through looking at various
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As a Naval Officer I had the opportunity to experience both leadership and management. Today's Navy operates with fewer people and resources than before. Therefore, leadership and management are more important than ever. Very early in my career I was taught leadership and as I advanced through the ranks I experienced management.
Within this assignment I will describe my understanding of the links between management and leadership, the skills and styles of management and leadership, the application of management and leadership theories in an organisational context and planning for the development of management and leadership skills.
| It is important as a manager and leader to develop yourself within your role personally and within the organisation, both will gain from this. Within the modern world skill sets are updated and change
I chose to interview Regina Geis, who holds the administrative role as acting supervisor for the County Mental Health adult day program, which provides services for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Ms. Geis has held this position for 15 months. This is her first managerial position within a human service agency. Her style of management has changed over this short period of time. She feels that she is now more direct with her direction with staff. She stated, “Maybe now I come across as a little bit cold. But I have learned that I now have to use the least amount of words to get my point across.”
One Minute Manager is a short story written by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson. The story is about a young man who is in search of an effective manager because not only did he want to work for one but he is also wanted to become one. His search for this ideal manager took him to many places and made him interact with a lot of different individuals. He wasn’t pleased with what he encountered and he began to notice that most of the people he interviewed would fall into two categories: those who were interested in results and those were interested in people meaning their employees. He continued his search until he began to hear amazing stories about a manager that lived nearby. The young man met with this
The organisation’s main aim is making a difference, as outlined in their Programme for and to make the Company t a “top performing organisation”. This mirrors my personal objectives to make myself a better worker. In order to achieve this I need to adhere to the Civil Service Competency Framework’s (2015) main aims of Setting Direction, Engaging People and Delivering Results.
Managers make many decisions every day. Thankfully there are many tools available to a manager as they make these decisions. Tiffany is a General Manager of a franchise in the quick service restaurant industry. She is faced with decisions dozens of times in one day. A large portion of the decisions that she is faced with are made to solve structured problems, however, sometimes an unstructured problem does arise that she needs to address. As well as solving problems Tiffany must also make plans to in order to have structure and organization to achieve the goals set forth by herself and the company that she works for. Looking at some of the decisions that Tiffany has had to make recently it can been seen how she goes about solving
This paper is my analytic theorem to my Blueprint of Professional and Personal Growth from the course “Managing People & Promoting Collaboration”. It gives a brief breakdown of my path to become a manager I aspire to be, how my relationship with my family, partner and work can be a root of my happiness and how sure I maintain my personal integrity of ethics and morales within my work environment. An executive summary is presented to show how the course educated me in a more systematic way and how it helped me identify my strengths and weakness as
The manager interviewed for this assignment was Chief Warrant 3 Linwood Bowers, the Chief of the Personnel Support Directorate of the White House Communications Agency (WHCA). Chief Bowers has held his present position for four years. The focus of the interview was the unique challenges of good communication.
Successful organizations have strong leaders and managers that develop, support and encourage employee longevity within a company. There is a significant difference between leadership and management however both skills have to be used collectively and both are important to a profitable organization. Leadership is a notion of communicating an organization’s vision, whereas management is more of the implementation of the organization’s vision. The manager typically carries out the responsibilities written by the organization and has a good team underneath them to carry out the duties and meet the goals. Most companies have a mission statement that mirrors and supports a company’s vision. When referring leadership and management, the two
As a college student, I was unware of the steps I’ve taken that could hinder or improve the growths of my management skills. The new insights gained from these assignments conducted have enlightened my understanding of myself by overseeing my management skills ability through I’ve made that place me in varieties of scenarios. The assignments have not only enlightened me, but it has provided me the advantage of being well-informed of my strengths and weaknesses. Although many of the assessments have concluded the result that I’ve expected to obtain, there were three specific exercises that have shockingly raised my level of conscious about myself that I wasn’t aware of before or that I highly disagree with.
As a first time manager my short term goal (next 2-3 years) is to establish myself in my current role and develop my management skills. Drucker (2005) discusses the importance of working to my strengths, having good self-awareness and an understanding how I perform. As part of my career goal I would like to complete the relevant tertiary education (MBA) to equip me with the tools to enable my success.
Within each organization there should be effective leaders who should be able to maintain an organization’s vision and mission. These leaders are part of the management that can effectively lead a growing organization to succeed. There are various tools such as character traits, influence, persuasion, and change which can help an effective leader manage. A manger/leader should be prepared to persuade and influence others by using their character traits. Theories of leadership, management, and influence and change will be a major topic in this paper. This paper will discuss each of the elements of leadership and management, and how influence, persuasion, and change can affect the outcome.
All the above mentioned descriptions emphasize on basic idea from where we can extract the result Leadership is the art of getting things done by inspiration, influence or motivating its followers while Management mainly depends on the analysis and ground realities.