The Challenges Of A Facility Manager In The NPSS

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By building this culture of mutual respect and understanding, a leader can unite a group of followers into a team. If the leader is able to then communicate his or her knowledge and vision of the organization’s domain to the team, then success is all but assured. This process of communication between understanding of domain and understanding of people will help leader and followers “cocreate” an articulated vision of success (Daft, 2015, p. 405). This clear vision will motivate the team and challenge them to collaborate and work hard to execute the mission to the highest level. The result will be fulfillment of the team and improvement of the domain. The leader’s role is to set this system in place and keep it in harmony when challenges inevitably arise. The successful leader’s first step in putting this plan into action is to envision greatness. The leader must be able to imagine what it will look like to operate at the very highest level within the domain. A Facility Manager in the NPS needs to be able to see how he or she can manage and maintain the park’s assets in the most effective way possible. The best Facility Managers will always keep that plan in mind for themselves and must continually connect their work and …show more content…
But nonetheless, he or she should employ some of the same leadership qualities that Shackleton and other effective leaders exemplified. Seeking knowledge and understanding of the organization, demonstrating respect and dedication to employees, and exhibiting adaptability and perseverance in the face of obstacles will contribute to success in any situation. Whether dealing with a huge maintenance backlog, a difficult Superintendent, or a road washout, keeping these principles at the forefront of his or her mind will make any Facility Manager an effective leader and maximize the success of his or her

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