The Role of a Manager Within the Functional Areas of Business

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A master’s degree in business administration will help me to grasp the complex relationship between the public and private sectors of the US economy, and will help me to build my communication skills, confidence, and professionalism. A master’s degree is especially valuable among local and state government departments, since a bachelor’s degree does not always meet the qualification standards of local and state government jobs.
This degree will help me understand each department of business and what roles managers play in each department.
All business will carry out each functions but not every business will have a separate department that is responsible for each function. All businesses need to be well organized to achieve their aims
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The role of the manager is usually a specialized background and oversees the projects in an analytical manner due to the need to look at so many facets of the project. Looking at all of it as a whole the managers role is a guiding one which allows employees to feel confident and secure while having the knowledge to ensure department run well and according to the guidelines of project or vision of the company.
In line with the functions of the Human Resources and Project Managers’ roles, the accounting manager plays a vital role in an organization. Rose Johnson of Demand Media defines accounting managers as “accountants who record financial information that is used by their organizations’’ (Johnson, 2013). From this definition, objectives of this position include assisting and providing information geared towards controlling operational activities, measuring performance levels of activities and assessing an organization’s position among its competitors and striving to ensure that the goals of the organization are met and sustainable (Hilton, 2008). Accounting managers understand that all financial matters related to a business have to be line with current and updated GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles), Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 as well as other regulations set forth by the IRS (Internal Revenue Service). By following these regulations, the accounting manager is better able to scrutinize
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