These level managers have very visible vision about the future of organization. Strategic level managers are ultimately responsible for the company performance.
Levels of Management According to the chapter one in the book, companies and organizations usually have three levels of management and each level has different jobs. Starting with the first line managers, which called the supervisors. This level is responsible for daily supervision of the non-managerial workers. In other words, the managers of this level are responsible to communicate directly with the employees. Secondly the middle managers, the managers of this level are the supervisors of the first line managers and they are responsible to find the best way to use the resources which are the human, material, information, and the finance resources to achieve the organization’s goals.
Middle Managers- are involved in employing the first line managers but require the top manager’s approval. Middle managers conduct performance appraisals which are meetings where employees are assessed on how they are preforming in their job. Middle managers set goals for employees and monitor how well the tasks are performed. Employees may then be rewarded with promotions, bonuses and pay
In addition to the broad categories of management functions, managers in different levels of the hierarchy fill different managerial roles divided into three categories: decisional, interpersonal, and informational as shown in the diagram below. These roles are
Middle Level Managers and their role in Corporate Entrepreneurship Definition of Middle Managers Definitions on Middle Manager mainly focus on two aspects: ‘position’ in the hierarchy and ‘function’ rendered by them. Dutton (1993) and Wooldridge et. al, (2008) propose that middle management, ranges from the level below top management to the first level of supervision. Examples of middle managers include general line managers (divisional heads), functional line managers (marketing head, deputy heads) and team or project based executives or project leaders. From the perspective of ‘function’, middle management is defined as the coordination of a firm’s daily routine activities with the activities of vertically related groups (Floyd,
Functional level (or short-term strategies) 3.1. Enterprise level: The strategies which define the direction of an enterprise, manage the business units and the line of products are known as enterprise level strategies. For example, strategies for growth and stability of company and coordination of management towards work. 3.2. Business unit level: The main focus at this level is to sustain the competitive edge of a particular product in the market, in a particular segment in which it serves. The strategies defined are therefore, used to maintain the competitive advantage over others.
In general it is divided into operational and strategic management. In contrast to the operational management, which mainly covers the operative implementation of all activities, the strategic management deals with the management activities. Here for instance decisions are made about the best use of facilities resources, how to implement new technologies, how to use money effectively and how to increase revenue. (Pertz, 1995) The operational level deals with maintenance, cleaning, security, interior planning etc. In the Anglo-American parts it is also increasingly spoken about a medium level in facility management – the tactical facility management.
ATHE LEVEL 7 DIPLOMA IN STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT COURSE ASSIGNMENT ON STRATEGIC MARKETING ACTIVITY 1 - INFORMATION PACK 1.0 Introduction 1.1 Assessment of the role of strategic marketing in an organisation. 1.2 Analysis of Relationship between Corporate strategy and marketing strategy 1.3 Analysis of how marketing strategy is developed. 1.4 Decisions and choices that are made at corporate level 1.5 Assessment of how decisions influence marketing at business and functional level 1.6 Analysis of approaches to competitive positioning of organisations. Conclusion ACTIVITY 2 - TRAINING SESSION 2.0 Introduction 2.1 Evaluation of approaches to Internal environmental analysis 2.2 Evaluation of approaches to external environmental analysis
"management level" refers to organizational and management characteristics it describes the capabilities of an organization and the actions and the efforts of its managers. Lecy et al. (2011) asserted that organization should develop competencies in different areas (e.g. leadership, human resources, broad governance, financial controls, planning processes….) to grow and success.
Managers are the person, within an organization who are responsible for planning, coordinating, controlling, organizing the task and thus they manage the whole organization. Managers get their works done by the employees through various ways. According to organizational requirements, managers also have right to hire and fire an employee. There are different levels of managerial post within an organization, such as marketing manager, operation manager, finance manager etc. Many people thought that leader and manager are same thing while it’s not.