Manager and Management Contribution

Manager and Management Contribution - Chapter 3.3...

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Chapter 3.3 Particular categories of managerial behavior are often grouped under three headings: interpersonal relationships, transfer of information and decision making. A careful study of seven chief executives at work was undertaken and what was discovered were several long held notions about the manager’s job. For instance, in contrast to the predominant views at the time it was seen that managers now were reflective thinkers who carefully and systematically processed information before making a decision. The managers studied, engaged in a large number of varied, un- patterned and short duration activities. These managers have little time for reflective thinking because they encountered constant interruptions. Half of these managers’ activities lasted less than nine minutes. In addition to these insights, a categorization scheme was provided for dealing with what managers do on the basis of actual managers on the job, which is commonly referred to as ‘managerial roles’. It was concluded that managers perform 10 different but highly interrelated roles. The term managerial roles refers to specific categories of managerial behavior. These roles as shown below can be grouped under three primary headings: interpersonal relationships, the transfer of information and decision making. It was considered to be the universal applicability of management activities. That is manager is a manager
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