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MANAGEMENT ANDOPERATIONS
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION..........................................................................................................................1TASK 1...........................................................................................................................................11.Introduction.........................................................................................................................12. Define and compare the role & characteristics of a leader & manager..............................23. The role of a leader and manager applied in different situations supported by theories....34. Strengths and weaknesses of different approaches to leadership.......................................55. Conclusion..........................................................................................................................6TASK 2............................................................................................................................................61.Introduction.........................................................................................................................62. Main roles of managers and leaders in key operational functions.....................................63. Key approaches of operations management.......................................................................74. Factors which impact operational management.................................................................85. Importance of operations management to achieve business objectives.............................96. Conclusion........................................................................................................................10CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................10REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................11
INTRODUCTIONManaging operations and activities effectively is very essential for an organisation tooperate business successfully. Operation management is a process of planning, supervising,organizing and make the required as well as essential for improvement through which higherprofit will be generated. Operation management is responsible for maintaining the day-to-dayactivities and operations of the company. This report consist of comparison of leader andmanager while performing activities in an organisation, role of leaders and manager in differentsituations applied with certain theories, weaknesses or strength of those theories. The task twoincludes role of manager and leader in key operations, ways by which external environmenteffect the operations and factors that are helpful in achieving business objectives.TASK 11.IntroductionThe organisation is Toyota which is a multinational automotive manufacturing companyheadquarters in Japan. Toyota's management structure is based upon variety of operations aroundthe word. The geographical structure is followed by Toyota auto mobile to sell its products. Theregion is divided into eight regions like Japan, East Asia, china etc. These are the regions whereoperations take place to improve product & services as per the regional market conditions. Fromthe image it is interpreted that Toyota geographical structure is very widely as they operations inseveral countries.(Source:Geographical structure,2018)1Illustration1: Geographical structure
2. Define and compare the role & characteristics of a leader & managerLeader:Its a person who lead the team, group or organisation by which objectives will beachieved. The Toyota leader is responsible for setting vision, providing information, knowledgeto accomplish the vision in organisation. If leaders and employees work together thenproductivity as well as organisation activities will improved. The appropriate style is followedthan objectives will be achieved in organisation.Role of Leader:Mentor Potential:Leader needs to assume the job of a mentor as it is the obligation of apioneer to build the capacity of their group people and deal with the issues which haveare looking by their group. This will help in upgrading generally speaking efficiency oforganization in an ideal way. Model, in M&S pioneer have by and large control on theirbusiness because of which they execute exercises in a composed way.Imaginative Vision:Leader assumes the job wherein they lead their group withinnovative vision. They portray their group about how they can arrive at variousobjectives in convenient way and the manner by which their own advantage can be linedup with hierarchical advantages. For example, job of supervisor in M&S is to detailcompelling plans with the goal that vision of organization can be practised appropriately.The characteristics of leader are:-Consistency:-The leader have to make consistency in behaviour and way of treatingpeople.The consistent leadergain huge respect and creditability, if they are honest aswell as fair while delegating responsibility to its employees (De Roover, 2017).Communication:-The leader's communication need to be effective so that it can helpteam to keep project on right track. If Toyota leader's communication is not effective thenissues as well as conflicts will be raised in organisation.Flexibility:-The Toyota leader have be flexible in performing the work. Every situationscan't demand same solutions so its essential to have newideaas well as open mindedwhile accepting any idea.ManagerRole of Manager:2
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