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The Developing Manager Assignment : Thomas Cook

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The Developing Manager
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1TASK 1............................................................................................................................................1P1.1 Comparison of different management styles..................................................................1P1.2 leadership characteristics of senior managers................................................................2P1.3 communication process required in organisation...........................................................3P1.4 analysis of organisational culture as well as process of change.....................................3TASK 2............................................................................................................................................4P2.1 assessment of own management skills...........................................................................4P2.2 Own SWOT analysis......................................................................................................5P2.3 prioritization of objectives and targets to develop own potential..................................6TASK 3............................................................................................................................................63.1 factors which lead and motivate team to achieve organisational objectives and goals....63.2 managerial decision which helps to achieve goals and objectives and recommendations forthe improvements...................................................................................................................7TASK 4............................................................................................................................................94.1 own managerial and personal skills for career development............................................94.2 personal development plan to improve current performance and to achieve future needs.10Conclusion.....................................................................................................................................11REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................12
INTRODUCTIONRole of developing managers is to create positive organisation culture in which employeeremain satisfied with organisation and work hard for the productivity. This is one of the essentialtask for managers of the organisation. Chosen organisation in this report is Thomas Cook. Thispresent report will cover different management style and leadership characteristics of seniormanagers. Communication process in organisation and organisational culture is to explained inthis report. Own management skills to analysis strength, weakness, opportunities and threats toset priorities in developing own potential is to be studied in this report. Further, in this reportprocess of motivating team in achieving organisational objectives and managerial decision forgoal achievement and recommendations for improvement is to be provided. Further, in thisreport study of managerial and personal skills to support career development and needs toimprove that development plan is to be discussed.TASK 1P1.1 Comparison of different management stylesTo get the effective work from employees each and every managers have their owndifferent style and which is according to organisational culture and structure. There are mainlyfour different management styles that is-Authoritative management style-under this management style managers develop their owndecision for employees work and they will not consider the ideas and the views of the employee.(Podsakoff and Podsakoff, 2018) They develop decision with the guidelines of their bosses foremployees and subordinates of the organisation. Under this management style employees remaindemotivated in workplace.Participative management style-under this style of working management develops friendlyenvironment for the employees of organisation. Under this style managers develop effectivecommunication with employees to develop new plans, ideas and innovations. This style isdeveloped by Thomas Cook managers by which effective goals can be achieved.Free- rein management style-under this type of style managers will not contribute more indecision- making process of organisation. Here in this style employee do take decisions at theirown and work accordingly.(6 types of management styles,2018.) Managers will not contributemuch in this task therefore effective work is not developed in organisation.1
Affirmative management style-this is the best style of managers under which they developeffective interaction with subordinates also provide equal respect to them by which they sharetheir views in getting goals of organisation. (Sessa and London, 2015.)These are some management style which managers follow in performing their job role. InThomas Cook organisation management follows participative management style to get workfrom their subordinates.P1.2 leadership characteristics of senior managersEffective leadership styles helps organisation to achieve goals timely. Managers helps toreact change but leaders are the persons which develop that change in the organisation.(Maurerand London, 2018.) Some qualities of leaders in Thomas Cook are as follows-Communication skill-this is the major quality which needs to be develop in all the managers ofthe organisation. A good leader has to develop this quality in achieving organisationalobjectives. By developing this quality leaders have to develop speaker and good listener quality.Thomas Cook mangers have developed this quality to communicate with their client throughmails, faxes etc.Team orientation-to obtain work goals of organisation leaders role is to develop good teamspirit among employees of the organisation by which they work with proper coordination toachieve organisational objectives. Thomas Cook managers have developed this team orientationin framing effective trips and tours for travellers.Innovation and creativity-leaders role is to develop positive organisational culture by whichemployees work with motivation and will able to share their views in doing innovation andcreativity for work achievement. To achieve organisational objective leaders will always insearch for new destinations and policies.Passion-by developing this quality leader will able to cherish and motivate employees towardstheir work and motivates them to take challenges in meeting needs of the organisation. ThomasCook managers develop these skills to satisfy tourist in their travelling.These are some characteristics which needs to develop mangers in effectively performingtheir duties in organisation.2
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