Hnc Management - Leadership at Work Outcome 1

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HNC Management Management: Leadership at Work Outcome 1 DV88 34 Assessment Task Management: Leadership at Work DV88 34 (Outcomes 1) 1. Explain and give examples of the differences between management and leadership in organisations describing appropriate behaviours and skills that should be demonstrated. Theorists believe that Managers deal with day to day duties of the workplace; focussing on organising, planning and dealing with the resources. Leaders are said to be more visionary; having a greater focus on inspiring and motivating staff. Managers set targets and goals and monitor the outcome whereas Leaders develop and motivate staff to achieve the targets and goals set. As a leader you would expect to…show more content…
In order for the task to succeed coordination is imperative. As well as his management functions Fayol recognised further principles of:- Specialisation – having the required training to do the job well, this also increases productivity. Discipline – rules & regulations need to be in place Reward – must be reasonable and fair Authority and responsibility – Authority leads to responsibility Unity of command – an employee should receive direction & instruction from one person Unity of direction – there should be one focus for the tasks carried out. Within my own organisation HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) the management theories advocated by Fayol are used within the departments. There is a clear chain of command each playing a part within the organisational structure and examples of the functions of Fayol’s management theories can be offered for each. Directors Office Directors Office HMRC Hierarchy Grade 6 Grade 6 Assistant Officer (Band AO) Assistant Officer (Band AO) Officer (Band O) Officer (Band O) Grade 7 Grade 7 Senior Officer (Band SO) 6 Senior Officer (Band SO) 6 Higher Officer (Band HO) Grade 6 Higher Officer (Band HO) Grade 6 Administration Assistant (Band AA) Administration Assistant (Band AA) Planning – This is carried out at directors’ office level & encompasses the HMRC Purpose Vision & Way. Director Office then provides instruction to the
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