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Management andOperations
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1TASK 1............................................................................................................................................1P1.Explain and compare the various roles and characteristics of manager and leader..........1TASK 2............................................................................................................................................3P2. Role of leaders and function of manager in several situation..........................................3P3. Various theories and models............................................................................................4TASK 3............................................................................................................................................5P4. Key approaches to operations management as well as role of leaders and manager.......5P5. Value and significance of operation management...........................................................6TASK 4............................................................................................................................................7P6. Factors in business environment that effect on operational management........................7CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................8REFERENCES................................................................................................................................9
INTRODUCTIONManagement as well as operation is considered as the administration of whole enterprisepractices to improve advance productivity and efficiency level in firm. This involves preparing,arranging and directing production procedures of products (Reid and Sanders, 2015). For thisreport the chosen company is ASOS.com which is leading multinational online cosmetic andfashion retailer. Its headquarters is in London, UK. The purpose of this report is to describe andcompare the roles of leaders and manager. Function of manager and leaders in various situationsas well as application of different models and theories. Key approaches to operation managementas well as the value and significance of operations. Apart from this factors are assess intobusiness environment which effects the operation management are also mentioned in this report.TASK 1P1.Explain and compare the various roles and characteristics of manager and leader.ASOS.com is considered as the fastest growing online fashion as well as cosmetic onlineretailer. Its lie under clothing and online shopping industry having headquarters is in London,England, UK. It was founded is year 2000 and currently having 18.4 million active consumers. Ithas flat and decentralised management structure.This structure perform well as are result theyapprox 6000 new items each week (About company. 2019).Manager are considered as the individuals who handles and control the administration aswell as performance of the firm for attaining the organisational objectives. Therefore the rolesand characteristics of ASOS.com managers are explained below:Role of manager:To allocate the roles and responsibilities of the employees so that they can performaccordingly.To manage as well as guide the its staff in order to make effective decision for attaininggoals in all situation.Characteristics of manager:They are the imaginative thinker due to which it can make efficacious policies anddecision by benefiting both management and workers.They are committed towards the success of firm due to which they control the operationsof the respective company (Stevenson and Sum, 2014).1
Leaders are the persons who perform activities like guiding,observing and many morefor inspiring its members to accomplish the goals of the business. They set targets whichencourage and examine their performance efficaciously. So the roles and characteristics ofASOS.com leaders are mentioned below:Role of leaders:To examine the performance of their subordinates and team members as well as providethem rewards consequently or punish them.To set targets as per the skills and roles of the staff and lead them towards to achieve that.Characteristics of leaders:Capability to lead the team members to accomplish goals of the firm.They have characteristics to resolve problems due to that it can develop strong bondswith their followers in order to tackle the complex situation.Comparison between role and characteristic of leaders and managerBasisManagerLeaderCharacteristicsIt develop proceduresand system for firm.It improve skills and traits of theindividuals.RolesThe role of manager isto manage the workand solve the problem.The role of the leaders is to directand guide their team towardsrights direction.Difference between management and leadership:BasisManagementLeadershipMeaningIt is an art to systematically organiseand coordinate things in effective way(Hajmohammad and et.al., 2013).It is the skills to guide others byfacilitating several example.FocusIt focuses on guiding and leading thepeople within firm.It focuses on managing the work of theorganisation.2
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