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Management and Operations INTRODUCTION 4 TASK 14 P1. Characteristics and roles of managers and leaders

   

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Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................4TASK 1 .........................................................................................................................................4P1. Comparison of different types of characteristics and roles of managers and leaders...........4M1 Difference analysation of roles of leaders and functions of managers.................................6TASK 2 ...........................................................................................................................................6P2. Application of roles and duties of leaders and the managers in different situational context.....................................................................................................................................................6P3 Application of various theories, models and approaches of situational and systematicleadership and contingency.........................................................................................................7M2 Evaluation of Strength and weakness of work environmental theories and approaches......9TASK 3..........................................................................................................................................10P4 Key approaches to operations management and the role that leaders and managers play...10P5 Importance and value of operations and management in accomplishment of business goals...................................................................................................................................................11M3 How leaders and managers can improve the efficiency of organisation............................12TASK 4..........................................................................................................................................12P6 Factors which impact upon operational management and decision-making by leaders andmanagers...................................................................................................................................12M4 Analysation of effect of business environment and wider community..............................14CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................14REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................16
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INTRODUCTIONManagement and operations are the two aspects which are considered in organisationalcontext. These aspects are used to manage and control the operations and management oforganisation (Ivanov, Sokolov and Kaeschel, 2010). Management of organisation is managed bymanagers and the functional and operational departments are operated by leaders who lead theirteams and mates in the direction of attaining aim and objectives of organisation. This reportexplores different types of roles and responsibilities in respect of Ryder Architecture which is asmall scale growing organisation. How roles of leaders and managers can apply in differentsituational context and different theories and key approached are defined subject to situationalcontext. Value of effective leadership and management subject to attaining organisationalobjectives and how micro and macro factors which affect the business environment defined inthis context.TASK 1 P1. Comparison of different types of characteristics and roles of managers and leadersBusiness structure is made up of various types of layers and sections it remain bifurcatedin single parts but work as together for achieving the aims and objectives of organisation.Managers – These are the first authorities and persons who keep engaging in sort out theplans and strategies subject to business aims and objectives (Jacobs, Chase and Lummus, 2011).They design and frame the structure of organisation as well as try to make a flexible path tocommunicate with the sub divisions of organisation. Making plans, strategies, arrangement andallocation of resources are the major tasks which are managed by the managers. They keepmonitoring the overall performance of organisation by consolidating all required details andinformation in a single format.Leaders – Tasks and projects are performed by employees, staff members and as a team.Leaders are the persons who remain attached with employees, team and staff members directly.They are appointed to manage and control the sub departments and sections. They are authorisedwith certain powers and authorities subject to completing the task and objectives of organisation.In position leaders are evaluated inferior to managers but their contribution in accomplishment ofgoals and objective remain higher then managers. These are the persons who keep motivating the
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team members and employees for gaining better efforts and hard work. A perfect leader alsoparticipate in completing the tasks and projects. Comparison of roles and characteristic of managers and leaders: Managers Leaders These are the persons who execute the plansand procedures to leaders with specifictimelines and schedules. Leaders communicate the tasks and projects toteam members and employees and frame theroles and responsibilities around the projectplans and objectives.They provide enough sources and informationto groups and departments of organisation.Leaders provide sources and tools toemployees and members as well as also directthe team members to complete the task.Managers use applied theories and plans tomake new strategies and for the decisionmaking process.Leaders create their own criteria, rules andtimelines subjected to assigned tasks andprojects. They create the ideas and thoughts for smoothoperations and management.Leaders apply those ideas and themes inoperations and functions.Manager’s role remain centralised aroundorganising the departments and sections oforganisation.Role of leaders remain focused aroundinspiring and motivating people in respect oforganising departments of organisation.Managers' key work is directing and leadingthe departments, leaders and employees in theorganisation. Leaders execute the tasks and projects andprovide path to run the operations in asequential and proper manner.They are responsible to report senior managers,higher authorities and directors of organisation.Leaders are answerable to managers subjectedto tasks and projects which are assigned toteams. Ryder architecture is a small scale organisation in the UK which provides architecturesand designed for houses, corporates and large business infrastructures. To improve the quality ofworld and enhancing living standards of people is a common goal of organisation. Its missionand vision statements are prepared in the basis of desired goals and objectives. a. Managers planstrategies and projects by keeping the vision statements in their mind while framing the task
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