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Characteristics and Responsibilities of an Operations Manager

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Characteristics and Responsibilities of an Operations Manager PRODUCTION OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT SUBMITTED BY: MUHAMMAD ALI GULRAIZ BBA6 C 10344 SUBMITTED TO: SIR IMRAN SUPERIOR UNIVERSITY, LAHORE KEY CHARACTERISTICS OF OPERATIONS MANAGERS Operations Managers are the leaders of their companies and departments. When it comes down to it, they are the ones who are ultimately responsible for whether or not a company is profiting and functioning efficiently. Not everyone is fit for the job. In order to be a good Operations Manager, you need to have these personality traits: > Leadership It is difficult to explain all the skills of an Operation manager but they are easily distinguishable. They are the ones that convey confidence in all of their actions. ...read more.


> Common Sense Operations Managers are usually valued for their inspiration in coming up with new ideas and problem solving. However, this creativity always lies on a basis of common sense. The Operations Manager will be able to look at all aspects of the company with objection and calculate whether plans are actually feasible or not. > Effective Communicator The job of an Operations Manager involves translating complex ideas and instructions to teams of people, investors, and other department heads. > Cool Under Pressure The Operations Manager can be extremely stressful due to the type of job. Not only is the success of the company or department is their responsibility, they usually work long hours and weekends aswell. ...read more.


* Motivates the team Organizations don't get much productivity unless their people are motivated. A successful operations manager knows the importance of building a strong team and developing positive relationships among team members. This can be achieved by understanding and tackle the individual needs and concerns of your staff. * Tracks and measures staff performance It's essential to define objectives for each of your team members and be able to measure their progress. As an operations manager, you need to establish measurements that tell your staff how they are doing against the goal. This will provide you with the clear base for employee recognition, but also for staff development. * Understands the organization's financial performance Operations managers are directly responsible for contributing to their organization's financial performance. A successful operations manager prepare sales projections and expense budgets, and analyze profit & loss statements and balance sheets. ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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