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Management and Operations Sample Assignment

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Management and Operations
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1TASK 1............................................................................................................................................11.1 Explaining the definition and variation of manager and leader............................................11.2 Several functions of managers according to Fayol and use of these functions in theoperations management...............................................................................................................21.3 Different style of leaderships such as situational, contingency and systems leadership inthe Fenwick company.................................................................................................................3TASK 2............................................................................................................................................52.1 Explain the importance of operations management in the Fenwick store............................52.2 The major role of store manager in the Fenwick group........................................................62.3 Different approaches to operations management and identifying what is used in your store......................................................................................................................................................82.4 Assessment of major outside factors that can have an effect on the operation managementin Fenwick company...................................................................................................................92.5 Impacts of these outside factors on the decision making process of the store manager inthe Fenwick organization..........................................................................................................10CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................11REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................12
INTRODUCTIONThe operation's management is all about planning, supervising and organising theproduction process and other necessary task in the organisation. It is also known as theproduction management and it is a special branch of the company (Ahuja, 2017). In theoperation's management there is an operational manager who control and manage all activities ofthis department and carry on all his or her tasks towards the target achievement. It also includesall responsibilities and duties of the manager.TASK 11.1 Explaining the definition and variation of manager and leader.Managers– In the enterprise, manager is a person who conduct and manage all tasks andmaintain the business environment. They are makes plan, organise his or her team member andassign them various work according to their abilities and efficiencies (Asam and et.al., 2015).The managers make new strategies and accomplish organisational goals with use of severalavailable sources such as natural, environmental, financial, human resources and many more.Managers are members of board of directors and they act as a bridge between the employers andtop level officers.Different functions and duties of managers :Managers are works as different perspectives and wear many hats.Managers are the team head and also an organiser, planner, a coach, conflicts solver.He or she is the decision maker, controller, cheer leader means he or she is all rounder.The manager conduct his or her role that is important for the organisation and role isdivided into three categories such as informational, interpersonal and decisional.Leaders– They are the person, who influence and inspire his or her group member towards toachieve the organisational goals. The leaders are work in the group and they lead this group inright direction. They hold as a dominant or superior position in its criteria or field and they arecapable to influence over on others and competent to exercise high level of control (Baxley andet.al., 2016). Leaders makes many policies and regulations than they give order to theirsubordinates for accomplishing the company's targets and goals in which they work.Different functions and duties of leadersThe leaders have exists only with followers.They have willingness of people to follow the leader.1
The duty of leaders are setting many goals.They take initiative in all matters of interest to their team.They work towards to motivate and improve the morale of their team members.Differences between leaders and managers :LeadersManagersThey create the organisational vision.They create goals.They build perfect relationships between theirteam members.They responsible for build the process andsystem.The leaders take risk.The managers control risk.They have a personality of change agents.All managers maintain the status quo.Leaders increase their personal skills.They rely on proven and existing skills.They are unique.They are copied.Leaders create maximum fans.They make employees and staff members.They work as the coach.Managers work as give direction to theirsubordinates.1.2 Several functions of managers according to Fayol and use of these functions in the operationsmanagement.The management are describes as a special social process that involves the duties andresponsibilities for effective and economical planning about the regulation of business operationsof the company. It includes different elements and functions as well as it is a dynamic process(Chiarini and Vagnoni, 2015). In this context, Henri Fayol a French mining engineer and directorgave basic functions related to the manager and made principles of management theory. He isalso known as founding father of management. He refers various roles of manager in theorganisation and his principles are depends on his experience as the best director of thatparticular mining company. Fayol developed many theories and strategies that are still relevantin present days. He describes major five function of the good manager, these are as follows :Planning– planning means to create a per-forma or strategy in order to accomplish theorganisational goals. According to Fayol, it refers to look ahead in the future and make asuccessful plan so that the manager achieve target. There are needs of an activeparticipation of the entire firm in that particular work. Planning must be connected to the2
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