Assemble a complete picture of the manager’s role as a planner, organiser and leader. Analyse how a dynamic working environment can demand responsive skills.Tackle issues like motivational styles, organisational behaviour and strategic planning.
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This subject provides a broad understanding of the management role and its significance in enabling organisations to operate effectively within a fast paced, increasingly complex and diverse global environment.
It pays particular attention to current trends and pressures for change on managerial responsibilities. The management role will be examined from the perspective of direction-setting, decision-making and strategic planning; the organising role covering structure and design, communications and information technology, human resource management and the management of change and innovation; the leadership role covering the basics of organisational behaviour, group and team dynamics, motivation and leadership styles; and the controlling or performance management function introducing operations and value chain management.