PLANNING Deciding what needs to happen in the future (today, next week, next month, next year, over the next 5 years, etc. ) and generating plans for action. plans
ORGANIZING Implementation, making optimum use of the resources required to enable the successful carrying out of plans.
CONTROLLINGCONTROLLING- MONITORING Checking progress against plans.
LEADINGLEADING – DIRECTING Determining what needs to be done in a situation and getting people to do it.
STAFFING Job Analyzing, recruitment, and hiring individuals for appropriate jobs.
MOTIVATION Usually set by top level management-without motivation employee cannot work effectively.
FORMATION OF THE INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES The mission of the business is its most obvious purpose - which may be. The vision reflects its aspirations and specifies its intended direction or future destination. The objectives refers to the ends of activity at which a certain task is aimed.
The policy is a guide that stipulates rules, regulations and objectives, and may be used in the managers' decision-making. It must be flexible and easily interpreted and understood by all employees.
The strategy refers to the coordinated plan of action that it is going to take, as well as the resources that it will use, to realize its vision and long-term objectives. It is a guideline to managers.
MANAGERIAL SKILLS 1. Observation. 2- Monitor Employee Performance. 3- Implementation of Professional Development Programs. 4- Good Decision Making. 5- Ability to Conduct and Evaluate Research. 6- Demonstrates Working Knowledge and Expertise
OBSERVATION This is an important aspect. Observation and regular visits to the work environment are a priority and should be scheduled into the times. calendar. A leader needs to be seen and be known to be up to date with what is happening in the work place.
DEMONSTRATES WORKING KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE Good leadership comes from a place of strong knowledge and experience of the production and process leading to results.
MONITOR EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE Employee performance needs to be monitored in mutually accepted ways. Policies and procedures need to be clear. Conferencing should be on a regular basis and not just when there is a problem. Assessments and evaluations should be done.
IMPLEMENTATION OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS A good leader evaluates weaknesses and provides training and development strategies to strengthen the weaker skills in the team.
GOOD DECISION MAKING Good leadership is characterized by the ability to make good decisions. A leader considers all the different factors before making a decision.
ABILITY TO CONDUCT AND EVALUATE RESEARCH On going review and research is vital in order to keep on the cutting edge in business. A good leader is also able to look towards the future. Conducting and evaluating research is an important way.
1- Managers who deliver great results and adhere to good values. They should be rewarded at each and every opportunity.
2- Managers with poor results but good values deserve another chance, may be in another position in the organization.
3- The third kind of manager, with great results and lousy is the kind that usually destroys the organizations. They deliver the numbers, but usually on the backs of their people. Companies very often keep these jerks around for way too long, destroying morale and trust as they do.
4- This is poorest kind of manager. He's got poor performance as well as poor values. Here, even if the manager has good technical expertise but, he may be a threat to major projects since his management skills are poor. These kind of managers should not be kept in the organization and should not be given any second chance.