Importance Of Management And Leadership Development

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Chapter 14 - Management and Leadership Development

The importance of effective management is an area that most organization seem to struggle with in today’s workforce. Each organization needs to make sure to incorporate the value of personal development for all managers, allowing them to be equipped and prepared to manage as well as to take on leadership roles. Knowing how to lead and motivate employees through their workplace is a crucial part of the larger scope of management and leadership development. It’s paramount to recognises that leadership and management skills are not exclusive of each other. Leadership is especially important in senior management positions, whereas each level of management can range from senior, middle and
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(SAKS, p.429). We start with the first one, interpersonal role of leading people by providing purpose and inspiring trust. This includes managing change by encouraging creativity and driving change in a positive climate culture. The second managerial role is just as critical, Informational. This includes managing information and knowledge development which in turn creates stronger communication to aid in the decision making. The final managerial role consists of the decisional process, managing activities and resource on time in order to stay in budget as well as meet the quality required. These core managerial developed skills, provide the ability for management to react to unanticipated and unplanned environmental events that can severely disrupt your …show more content…
Her role as a regional manager, included responsibility for all of the onboarding managers within Alberta and British Columbia. When I was transferred into the new role, there was no one from my team in the same city or on the floor that I worked on to explain any first day orientation procedures. Ironically, I was astonished as this team was responsible for all the onboarding orientation for the sales and front line customer service representatives. However they had nothing in place for management regarding onboarding them to their new roles. What I would suggest to the organization would be to utilize the technology to their advantage, create an onboarding orientation to be virtually delivered online. This however should not replace the regional manager from coming to Edmonton to greet the new employee on their first day, who would then be able to introduce themselves as well as provide a tour. The other area that I would improve on would be to implement a managerial training program that covers, How to manage virtual and remote teams. Thanks to technology and globalization, more and more organizations have teams dispersed across multiple locations. The key to managing remote workers is for leaders to adjust their management styles and approaches. The same leadership styles could be effective in one context and much less so in another. There are two basic

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