The Managerial Functions Of Management

1238 Words Aug 10th, 2014 5 Pages
An organisation needs managers to be able to accomplish its goals. They contribute to organisational value, its financial performance, and productivity by the efficiency and effectiveness of managerial tasks (Robbins, Bergman, Stagg, & Coulter, 2012). The purpose of this paper is to justify why we need managers in the organisation and how they become so influential to its performance and the employee’s job satisfaction through their functions, roles and skills. Basically, managers are classified to hierarchical levels, so that they perform differently by functions, managerial roles and skills they need to have. This essay will start by explaining why managers are important in the organisation, and afterwards briefly discussing the managerial functions by Fayol, Mintzberg’s managerial roles and Katz’s theory of managers’ skills according to hierarchical levels. Manager leadership competency in an organisation is important, since it affects the productivity. It will contribute to the achievement of organisational goals because it demonstrates support, encouragement and praise to individual employee, which eventually affect the sales and patronage (Wheeler, 2011). As a result, managers have to acknowledge how to do their tasks adequately as well as fulfil different obligations (Kraut, Pedigo, McKenna, & Dunnette, as cited in Gentry & Sparks, 2012). Their obligations vary in relation to hierarchical levels, which are top, middle, and first-level managers. High-level of…
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