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Management and Operation Assignment - Unilever company UK

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MANAGEMENT ANDOPERATION
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1LO1.................................................................................................................................................1P1 Different roles and characteristics of leaders and managers.............................................1LO2..................................................................................................................................................4P2 Roles of leaders and functions of managers apply in different situational context...........4P3 Different theories and models of approach......................................................................5LO 3.................................................................................................................................................7P4 Approaches of operation management in Unilever...........................................................7P5 Importance and value of operation management in achieving business objectives..........8LO 4...............................................................................................................................................10P6 factors affect operation management and decision making by leaders and managers....10CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................11REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................13
INTRODUCTIONManagement and operation is a administration activity of business which help to createhigh level of possible efficiency within the organisation. It is mainly concerned with convertingthe raw material and labours into final goods and services which help to increase profit of anorganisation(Parisio, Rikos and Glielmo, 2016). Operation management teams try to maintainbalance cost with revenue to achieve the highest possible net operating profit in the organisation.This report is based on the Unilever company which is UK based transitional consumer goodscompany and one of the oldest multinational company. It is also seventh most valuableco0mpany of Europe. Headquarter of Unilever is in London, United Kingdom. It serves differentvariety and large number of products like food and beverages which include 40% of its revenue,and other products like cleaning agents, beauty products and personal care products. This fileinclude different roles and characteristics of the managers and leaders. This will also explainhow these roles of leaders and functions of manager apply in different situational context. Thisreport will include different theories and models of approaches like situational, system andcontingency theories. Further this report will explain different approaches to operationmanagement and role that leaders and managers play. This will also describe the importance ofoperation management in achieving the organisational goal. And last this report will includeassessment of the factors within the organisation that impact upon operational management anddecision making by leaders and managers.LO1P1 Different roles and characteristics of leaders and managers.Leader– Leader are those who hold the superior position in the organisation within itsspecialized field and able to control and influence the others. Leaders influenced the group ofpeople and guide them in the direction of achievement of goals.Leaders of Unilever play vital role in the organisation in providing guidance to theiremployees and group of people and motivate them and encourage them to do their best in heUnilever organisation.Manager– A manager is a person who manages all the activities and operation of anorganisation and is responsible for all the activities happened in the organisation(Parisio, Rikosand Glielmo, 2016).1
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