One way of trying to avoid these situations in a project is to begin with a ‘goal redefinition’ exercise to clarify what is expected of the project and the project team and the implications for each partner organization. This could be done through the project manager undertaking one-to-one interviews with senior managers who are not involved directly in the project in each partner organization, but who are nonetheless ‘key influencers’, finding out their expectations and what would and would not be acceptable. These interviews should include questions such as: • What are your expectations from the project and the project team? • What would you like to see change as a result of the project team’s work for your area? • What are the main dangers/traps facing the team?
In reference to Marks and Spencer, it is essential for organisation before making use of best-in-class benchmarking to measure organisational performance by analysing internal as well as external competition. It can be an integral part for improvement of organisation, however it is a fact that Marks and Spencer could not able to employ all the relevant strategies patented by competitors. But it can help in making appropriate business decisions as management will be aware of all the advantages as well as difficulties that lies in incorporating specific changes. It depicts that role of best-in-class benchmarking data play efficient role in decision making process which is dependent on the business requirements of Marks and Spencer (Shao L. P.,
Chapter 1 - Introduction 1.1 Introduction Multi-Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) is concerned with the structuring and solving decision and planning problems involving multiple criteria. The intention is to support decision-makers dealings with such problems. Typically, there does not exist a unique optimal solution to such problems and it is necessary to use decision-maker’s preferences to differentiate between solutions. The appropriate structuring of complex problems and well consideration of multiple criteria explicitly leads to more informed and better decisions. In complex decision making processes, especially when it affects the finance and working style of the company, a detailed evaluation of the situation is often needed.
This leadership brings effectiveness in running such a technological firm that requires both customer and employee to fit into firm's system requirement as well as obligations. Though the leadership culture of maintaining a push for reforms on business procedure too brings ineffectiveness in business through uncertainties caused by exit of some of these on peculiar issues. There is no proper leadership nurturing as it supposed to be , though most of the pioneer leaders passed their skills as well as successful styles to their predecessors early before, they get there. Leadership here focuses more into introduction of more successful leaders from other organizations who bring their skill into management practices (Brown,
In such case, to have an effective counselling, certain strategies could be used. Firstly, I need to identify the causes and formation of the difficulty situation of my client. I should not involve my own personal emotions when analysing the situation. Next, clarification of the situation is essential. The clients should figure out themselves on how to face the situation.
If we can understand the true areas of disagreement, this will help us solve the right problems and manage the true needs of the parties. For Example, a supplier could be disagreeing with the proposal for the several causes i.e. price, services and quality of the product isn’t at par or vice versa, Or conflict on a single point , either delivery term or any other terms. Parties involved - There are often disparities in our sense of who is involved in the conflict. Sometimes, people are surprised to learn they are a party to the conflict, while other times we are shocked to learn we are not included in the disagreement.
Which follows along with my conforming thoughts that a moral business person should be trustworthy. As a business person, I think my weaknesses will be that I am not they type of person to speak up to someone who is superior to me, even if they are asking me to do something that I don’t agree with. I think that my weakness also kind of tie into my threats as a business person. If a supervisor asks me to do something that against my ethics, and tell me that if I don’t do it, I will be fired, I think I would consider jeopardizing my morals to keep my career. However, my advancements that could make me an ethical business person are that I need to learn how to stand up for what I believe my personal morals are, and that I need to understand that there is more than just one job in the world.
In relation to methods that are used by consultancies there are both method and Laissez-Faire based approaches. Usually within a client relationship a consultant will be infused into the company in a Laissez-Faire type method in order to tease out the particular nuanced intricacies of underlying issues within these organisations. Once these issues are teased out it is then ultimately down to the methods based approach through a variety of different models in order to solve these issues. The crucial advantages of using a management consultant include the availability of new information, procuring specialist expertise, new perspectives, support for internal arguments, support for gaining resources and facilitating organisational change. I would agree that it is because of these reasons that provide a great amount of credence for the introduction of management consultants to solve certain problems in which the company is facing.
In this process, counsellor and client will take action on the planning that has been done based on the goals set by the client in the previous session. Counsellor and client will create an alternative that is where the best option will be used to solve problems that are shared by the client. Counsellors can not make any decision on the client, but the client himself or herself who will decide on any action to be performed. As a professional counsellor, they must be expertise in helping clients to achieve their goals in order to make the counselling process successful. Therefore, the counsellor needs to reassess intervention that has been passed by the client.
It also analyzes the crucial problems that might create hurdles in the path of success for the organization and provide useful decisions that can direct the organization out of difficult times. It does not consider the present situation of the organization, but it focuses on upcoming future and related opportunities and threats. It concerns for availability or resources of the organization and its proper usage to achieve desired goals. It provides various alternatives to achieve the solution to problems of the organization. Business policies are designed by the general management to guide, direct and facilitate the thinking abilities of the middle and lower level of functional executives and to make them actionable, to ensure the optimization of resources to achieve corporate objectives and goals.