Discuss and explain various concepts of leadership and managerial roles, responsibilities, and accountabilities and the impact to the organization. The assignment is all about the leadership and ethical decision making?
Leadership is a motivation process of the members of a group. A group is made by different members. Among the members of the group, of a person motivates the members and organizes the activities in the group, then it is known as leadership and the person is known as leader. The rest of the members follow the instructions given by the leader. The work of leader is to lead the members of the team. If a team is working on a particular project, then it is the responsibility of the leader to collect all the data and information regarding the project and to arrange all the activities of the project.
The work of manager is to manage all the team members. All the team members work under the manager. The responsibility of the manager is handle all the team members and to make plans for the better outcomes of the project. The work of the manager is to arrange all the required things for the team members. A manager decides task for the every member of the team. The strategy for the project is made only by manager. Manager collects all the data required for the project and delivers the tasks to each and every member of the team. It is his responsibility to study the project before starting the work on it. Manager manages the accountability of the project. Manager is the only responsible person for the accountability of the project.
Approaches to be applied in leadership and management:
There are two types of thinking – Proactive and Reactive. A proactive leader is more focused on achieving the results of the business. They think to get the better outcomes of the project. They arrange all the data required for the project properly and make proper plans. They do all the arrangement and collect all the required points. A reactive leader is focused on the problems done by him and to sort out the problems. Reactive leader doesn’t think about the better outcomes of the project. He just focuses about the previous problems and the solutions of the project. A manager should have proactive thinking. He should be focused on the better outcomes of the business. He should be a quick problem solver. He should be critical problem solver, innovative and creative. At the time of crisis, he should solve all the critical problems of the project.
Various questions with their answers are given below:
What do you feel are the strengths and weaknesses of each manager’s approach to management?
The strength of the manager is proactive thinking. A proactive leader is more focused on achieving the results of the business. They think to get the better outcomes of the project. They arrange all the data required for the project properly and make proper plans. They do all the arrangement and collect all the required points. Sharon has been working as HR manager for 17 years with UWEAR. As per the discussion with Sharon, plan should be made quickly. To get real feel for people and situations, there should be an intuitive management style. To complete the work with better outcomes, there should be a proper plan for the project. Huge project plans should not be prepared, because long implementation timelines are made for that. Short term planning should be done for the current project. Long term planning leads to delay in the accomplishment of the project. It leads to wasting of time and losing of momentum. These are some weaknesses of the manager’s approach to management..
How will you tailor your approach to each manager based on your knowledge of each of them?
My approach will be of proactive thinker. A proactive leader is more focused on achieving the results of the business. They think to get the better outcomes of the project. They arrange all the data required for the project properly and make proper plans. They do all the arrangement and collect all the required points. There should be long term planning because it takes time for implementation and time is wasted by it. Short term planning should be done for the current project. Short term planning would be very effective and efficient and it will lead to better outcomes for the project.
What do you feel will be the challenges faced by each manager in formulating and implementing a policy within a relatively short time line?
In a short time line, it is difficult for a manager to formulate and implement a policy. There will be planning problem for the manager because time line is short. If a strategy has been prepared by the manager, then there will be problems in the implementation. The strategy should be able to understand easily. The theoretical study of the project is easy but when it is implemented, then it leads to major difficulties. Marcia has been working as HR manager at PALEDENIM for 3 years. According to Marcia, sometimes it is necessary to request additional resources to meet time lines if plans don’t go off as scheduled. The problems occur in additional resources. The goal of Marcia is to bring projects in on time and at or below budget. Due to short time line, it is very difficult to bring projects in on time. It is very difficult to bring projects at below budget in short time line..
How do you need to advise each manager to ensure that they formulate and implement the policy?
To ensure the formulation and implementation of the policy, various tasks should be done before. A meeting should be conducted with the leadership and human resource teams. Important roles will be played by them in merging. The changes will be driven by the leadership team. Some significant change issues occur in it. These issues should be addressed. As per the requirements, two companies are to be merged. There are 100 employees in UWEAR and PALEDENIM is private company. It has only 15 employees. Same type of service is provided by them. In the terns of business, they are completely different. The philosophies and expectations are totally different for each employee of the organization. So, for the merging, proper synchronization is needed between two companies. When these problems will be sorted out, then manager can be advised for the formulation and implementation of the policies.
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