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describing the role of a manager

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Introduction In this task I will be explaining the role of a manger of Cadburys and also how the role of management can improve the performance of the business. Describing the role of management Managements use organisation structures to send messages through to and from other people within the company. There are different types of organisation structures such as flat, hierarchical, matrix. The flat organisation structure is used to send information across the business as the hierarchical structure is used to send up and down messages or even orders throughout the business. Different structures Flat - wide span of control and total accountability. Hierarchical - mainly used in bigger companies. Matrix - controlled by project or production line. Management styles for Cadburys There is different management styles used in Cadbury. Cadbury's management style is flexible. This is when all members of staff work together as a team. The managers listen to the other employee's ideas and suggestions before they go ahead with decisions. If ideas are found to be achievable and successful by the senior employees, then it is taken forward. Then as a team they reach a decision. The approach of this style is that they care and listen to everyone in the teams view and what they think not just on their own. ...read more.

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Also the companies targets will be achieved and objectives too. This will also increase market. Ineffective management consequences - the company will become under pressure as aims and objectives won't be met. The sales figures will also drop and poor sales. The staff won't be motivated enough and then the targets won't be achieved. There are human motivation theories that have been made up by people. These are used by businesses to motivate the staff and the management team. Maslow Maslow is about take care of certain factors and to move up the ladder and take care of certain things and it is made up form five different parts. These are self actualisation, esteem, love/belongings, safety and physiological. Self actualisation is creativity, creating need things and coming out with new ideas. Esteem is about respect of others and self confidence and achievement. Love/belongings are about making friendship or family and sexual intimacy. Safety is the security of the body, of employment, of resources, of family, of health, of property. Likert Likert is best known on this research on management styles. He examined different types of organisations and leadership styles as he assists to maximum profitability, good labour relations and high productivity. ...read more.

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How the role of management can improve the performance of Cadburys? The role of the management is important as they need to have a good relationship with the employees. If this is happening then the employees will work harder for the employers and this will benefit Cadburys as the job will be completed more quickly and more production will be produced as quality too. When the employer has got a good relationship with the employees then the company is also benefited. When the employer has got good relationship and an employee has phoned in sick and when a good relationship is present then the employees may stay on and cover the shifts, or if Cadburys is short on staff then other employees will cover as they will enjoy working as the relationship is good. The workplace needs to be health and safety free so the role of managers can effectively and considerably walk around and so can the employees work better without the dangers of getting hurt and work more comfortably. With good relationship with employers and employees the performance of Cadburys will be improved as the employees will work harder and more products will be produced and the job will be completed more quickly. ?? ?? ?? ?? Shazad Din Unit 2 19/11/2007 Task2 P2 Page 1 of 4 ...read more.

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