• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Describe the management styles and cultures present within the business

Extracts from this document...


E4 Describe the management styles and cultures present within the business The four management styles. Autocratic management this is where they the manager will issue instructions and give the staff orders, this gives the staff little chance to give their own opinion and ask the manager questions or even discuss things with him or her. The manager doesn't know his staff very well and wont make many attempts to get to know them. Because of this the staff don't see them selves as team members. Democratic management this is where that he or she is the leader of the team but they are also a team member and has to do the same work as everyone else. The team members liked to be involved in group discussions and decision making. The team leader will encourage his team to participate and help each team member to reach his or her potential goal. Consultative management's where the manger often appears to be more democratic than he is or she really is. ...read more.


Terry Leahy is the managing director and is very lenient. He will visit the stores and talk to all the staff. His style of management is Democratic as he recognises that he is the leader but likes to be involved with the rest of the staff as he is interested with the team and like's to see how the staff are doing. Andy thought this was unusual as the other managing directors in the past were very autocratic and often the visits were treated as Royal visits. The recruitment of staff is a mixture of both democratic and autocratic. Head office autocratically set how much can be spent on the staff and also the hours of pay, but they allow each stores personnel manager and store manager how they would like to spend it. This can be full-time and part-time staff. Because they tell the people applying for the job what they want from a worker and they also don't know the people. ...read more.


This type of culture is at Tesco. Tesco number one objective is the customers and try to satisfy them with their every need. They will try giving the customers the best product's possible. Technological culture, this will emphasise and focus on the development of technological excellence. All the ideas from any member of the business will be positively encouraged. This type of culture is at Tesco because they will try and have all the new technology available to them, for example they have all the new tills, price guns tannoys and internet shopping. Person culture is where the managers and staff will support each other's progress threw the business and their development. This type of management is at Tesac's because they have team five and take ten, they like to know how the staff are improving with their skills and if they are learning any new skills so they become multi- skilled. Tesco also like to know if their staff are feeling O.K and that their general life style is OK Role culture, This is where someone will Matthew Jarman ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE People in Business section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE People in Business essays

  1. There are three main types of management styles. These are autocratic, consultative and democratic.

    They offer colleges an opportunity of contributing more to the success of the business as well as allowing management to consult on business related issues. Along with newsletters and staff councils sainsburys use daily team talks, buddy groups where new colleges are budded with someone who has worked there longer.

  2. Report: Type of ownership of J-Sainsbury

    The main problem is do people look out for information on the notice boards? Sometimes the notices are left on the boards for a long period of time and become useless. People might read notices if the notices are bright and stand out.

  1. Shareholders - Tesco

    The government forces Tesco to provide disabled facilities such as recycling bins to meet targets of the government. Tesco have responded to this by putting bins at the top of the car park which are used frequently. Shareholders (owners) A shareholder has invested money into Tesco and would like the shop to do well so that they gain profit.

  2. Investigate differing learning styles of an AVCE second year student group.

    a degree in a computer related subject by studying for his HND in Computing at Wakefield and then topping up to the Sunderland University BSC in Computing. His preference is to complete a good proportion of work at home, which he does to a high standard, however this often leads

  1. What are the main features of the Organisational Culture of Management within The Technical ...

    are well represented, they hold lecturing posts and technician posts in the main. Pakistani and Indian citizens generally hold technician posts and some curriculum design posts. Staff have living quarters in Abu Dhabi (80km away) or Dubai (150km away), and travel each day to and from work.

  2. Banquets Management

    This helps to know the exact number catered for and the kitchen is intimated accordingly. A M.C (master of Ceremonies) announces the guest as they arrive. The chairman and other prominent officials welcome them. A time of 30 minutes is allowed for the guests to assemble in the foyer or Ante-room.

  1. how HRM orperate within any oraganisation

    The result of this will help the business achieve it objectives. * It will raise 'peak training' sales if employees are already selected and ready to work under pressure during sales. * Staffs do over time if it is only necessary.

  2. Business at work - Tesco

    His job would be to make sure that Tesco have enough money in order to function properly. * Production costs may be lower as firms may gain economies of scale This means that that as Tesco is a PLC the cost of producing their own brand products will be cut

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work