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MANAGEMENT ANDOPERATIONS
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................4TASK 1...........................................................................................................................................4P1. Define and compare roles and characteristics of a leader and manager..........................4M2 Assess and evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches to situationswithin the work environment..................................................................................................6P2 Role of a leader and the function of a manager apply in different situational contexts..6D1 Critically analyse and evaluate the different theories and approaches to leadership in givencontexts...................................................................................................................................7P3. Apply different theories and models of approach, including situational leadership, systemsleadership and contingency....................................................................................................8TASK 3............................................................................................................................................9P4 Explain the key approaches to operations management and the role that leaders andmanagers play.........................................................................................................................9P5 Explain the importance and value of operations management in achieving businessobjectives..............................................................................................................................11M3 Evaluate how leaders and managers can improve efficiencies of operational managementto successfully meet business objectives..............................................................................12D2.Critically evaluate application of operations management and factors that impact on thewider business environment.................................................................................................12P6 Assess the factors within the business environment that impact upon operationalmanagement and decision making by leaders and managers...............................................13M4 Analyse how these different factors affect the business environment and wider community..............................................................................................................................................14CONCLUSION.............................................................................................................................14REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................16
INTRODUCTIONOperations management is an important area of operating business activities with amotive to covert resources of an organisation into product and services. It helps an organisationin bringing sustainability in their production and also in making their workforce effective in abusiness environment (Johnstone, 2016.). In this present report, the chosen organisation isGoogle, which is the most successful and largest American company, dealing in providinginternet related services and products at a global level. In this report, roles and characteristics ofleaders and managers, important factors that impacts operations management, various leadershipand management theories has been discussed. There are also some important assignments likerole of a leader and manager in different situational context has been covered. The comparisonbetween roles and responsibilities of leaders and managers has also been covered in this report.TASK 1P1. Define and compare roles and characteristics of a leader and manager.Leader-This is being considered as an individual that mainly helps a group of people(subordinates) so that they can reach to specific goals. Leader is one who has both competenceand character. Leader guide and makes essential decisions within Google. A personal withunique qualities and position and is able to influence others is referred to leader.Role of LeaderLeader creates vision, define goals for team and how to go towards them so thatthey can be fulfilled.Leader is responsible for making strategies and systematically achieving resultsthrough specific procedures in disciplined manner (Mendis, Muttaqi, and Perera,2014.).Inspire trust so that others can follow in terms of competence and character.Instructions and training is given to new entrants.Characteristics of LeaderLeader is passionate towards responsibilities being offered to him. Passionmotivates other employees working in Google.
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