Managers & Leaders

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What are the key roles of managers?
Planning/Analysing/Leadership/Making Decisions/Reviewing
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What does SWOT mean?
A businesses: strenghts, weaknesses,oppurtunities and threats.
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Define: Mangement by Objectives
mutually agreed targets between managers and employees ensuring that everyone is working to the organisational goals.
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Give some advantages of this type of management:
every manager has a clear idea of what they need to do/individuals can track their own performance/ensures all employees are working towards common goals.
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Give some disadvantages of this type of management:
Targets may be unrealistic/setting targets doesnt mean they will be achived/can be bureaucratic/they can go out of date.
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Define: Leadership
deciding on a direction for the company, to set clear objectives and to guide and inspire staff towards the achievement of these objectives.
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Define: Management
means organising and galvanising staff to implement strategies needed to achieve the objectives.
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Name the 4 types of leadership style
Autocratic/Paternalistic/Democratic/Laissez faire
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Autocratic is...
A "do as i say" approach/ no delegation/ top down communication/distant to staff
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Paternalistic is...
"Do as I say" approach but with a fatherly attitude/ little delegation/ decison making stays at the top but with the staffs best interests at heart/distant to staff but kind
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Democratic is...
"consultative approach" towards staff/ shared delegation and decision making/extensive communication - 2 way
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Laissez Faire is...
"Let them be" approach/ delegation of duties/emplyees are given decision making powers/ friend rather than boss/ two way communication
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What does theory does the Blake Mouton Grod look at?
The concern for people and the concern for the task in a businesses.
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Name the 5 types of leadership style on the Blake Mouton Grid...
Country Club Management/ Impoverished Management/Middle of the road/ Team Management/ Task Management
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Country Club Mangagement is...
attention of management is on people rather than the tasks (1,9)
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Impoverished Mangament is...
a "minimalist" approach focusing on neither the people or the tasks (1,1)
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Middle of the Road is...
focus is on the balance of the needs of the people and the task. (5,5)
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Team management is...
work is completed through the dedication of peole to the task (9,9)
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Task management is...
attention of management is on the task rather than the people. (9,1)
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Who formed the theory that the attitudes of managers to their staff will fall into 2 categories?
Douglas McGregor => X and Y managers
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Theory X managers believe that their employees...
dislike work/are motivated solely by money/need to be supervised/ no wish to be involved in decision making.
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Theory Y managers believe that their employees...
are creative/seek responsibilities/enjoy decision making/want to work hard for enjoyment of achievement.
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What influences leadership styles?
culture and tradition/situation/employees and their skills/time frame/personality and skills of the leader/group size/nature of the task
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