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Importance of a Manager in an Organization

Importance of a Manager in an Organization

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Importance of a manager in an organization

Presented by: Isha kalra and Harshdeep kaur

Who are the managers? 
Managers are the individuals who achieve goals through other people.  He makes the environment conducive to work. He studies the employees individually and insists interest in them. By encouraging the inquisitive employees and by prohibiting insidious elements, he creates hygienic environment. He inculcates the sense of collectivism in employees to work as a team. The resultant output will then be efficiency.

We cannot do today`s job with yesterday`s methods and be in business tomorrow..

Main purpose of managers job..
‡ To achieve and exceed the assigned objectives by ensuring that each and every member of the team achieves or surpasses his/ her respective objectives.

Motivate people..
‡ An important role of a manager is to motivate the people working on a project. ‡ Motivation is a complex issue but it appears that their are different types of motivation based on:
± Basic needs (e.g. food, sleep, etc.); ± Personal needs (e.g. respect, self-esteem); ± Social needs (e.g. to be accepted as part of a group).

Working environments..
‡ The physical workplace provision has an important effect on individual productivity and satisfaction
± Comfort; ± Privacy; ± Facilities.

‡ Health and safety considerations must be taken into account
± Lighting; ± Heating; ± Furniture.

How a manager is different from a worker..
worker ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Works alone Does the work Like a player in the team Is lead and managed Responsibility: single ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ manager Works with others Develops customer Like a couch and a counsel Is a leader/manager Responsibility: various

Key responsibilities..
‡ Ensuring achievement of assigned team`s and individual team member`s objectives ‡ Decision making ‡ Focus on brands and new products ‡ Distribution channel management ‡ Timely reporting and feedback ‡ Developing team members ‡ Market development ‡ Appraising

Functions performed by a manager..
‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Planning Organising Staffing Directing Controlling

Planning..
‡ Planning is deciding in advance what to do and how to do ‡ Planning seeks to bridge the gap between where we are and where we want to go ‡ Planning thus, involves setting objectives and developing appropriate courses of action to achieve these objectives

Organising..
‡ Organising is the process of identifying and grouping the work to be performed, defining and delegating responsibility and authority

Staffing..
‡ In this function the manager finds right person for the right job ‡ Tries to find the right person keeping in mind the work to be performed by them.

Directing..
‡ In this function the manager instructs, guides, motivates and leads people in the organization to achieve its objectives.

Controlling..
‡ Controlling is one of the important functions of a manager. ‡ Controlling function of a manager is a pervasive function. It is a primary function of every manager. ‡ Managers at all level perform controlling functions to keep a control over activities in their areas.

Key skills..
‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Communication skills Selling skills Planning skills Managerial skills Interpersonal relationship skills Forecasting skills Leadership skills Counseling skills

A manager should be..
‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Team leader Decision maker Role model Problem solver Good communicator Positive thinker Hard worker Honest Listener Observer ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Achiever Fair Adaptable Knowledge resource

A good manager will
always succeed in getting more output and better results from his team members.

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