What is tactical planning? Tactical planning can be described as a short term planning that changes the in progress operations of several parts of the organization. According to Daft (2010), this plan helps to eliminate the major strategic plans and achieve a specific part of the company’s strategy. Managers use tactical planning to draft several parts of the organization to be successful organizational within one year or less into the future. For an example, tactical plans include the organizational increasing sales of a certain amount within a one year time frame or they can commit to add a new group of customers during their planned time frame.
For eg, the performance in a particular quarter of the economy vis a vis the the same quarter in the previous year. This enables wage and income earners, producers etc to take pre-emptive action. Some of the measures are Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Gross National Product (GNP) etc - Forecasting: This is necessary to predict the possible future trend of the economy so as to enhance overall efficiency of the economy. This may be short term, medium term as well as long
Another step to be taken is a monthly staff recognition program. This program with recognize those staff that have gone above and beyond to enforce and implement the Code of Ethics and Code of Business Conduct. The top staff member recognized will be named the employee of the month. These steps taken will entice other staff members to follow
2. Understand the organisations goals and overall viewpoint. Whilst working, planning, creating and developing new ideas, plans and activities knowing what the organisations objective is will definitely provide aid in the direction for which you should be guiding employees. It is not enough to just know what those company objective is, but you should also emphasise and encourage those goals so that they are made visible and achievable by all. 3.
At this stage the KRAs (key Responsibility Areas) should be clearly identified and defined. These responsibilities should be further discussed face-to-face with employees. Following this discussion, all KRAs should be written and documented as a performance agreement for each employee. Thus, each individual will be evaluated accordingly. According to Bérard (2012), planning performance should be a SMART goal.
Plan the roadmap: Based on goal set by organisation, present system is analysed. If there is a need desired for change in technology or process for achieving the same, step by step analysis of the system need to be done. A proper roadmap for the implementing the change should be planned which shall involve the
It is reflection on own practices and procedures and planning to overcome the weaknesses. RoQ is a framework that supports settings to records their quality improvement based on their previous practices. The main advantage of PLA RoQ is that this method is based on the previous practices and so strength and weaknesses can be identified easily. All staff members are involved and everybody is accountable for quality procedures. It is time bound and it should be completed in two years.
4.2.1 Future of Leadership: An introduction Leadership although an important component of business, is very difficult to define. Leaders must be open to change and must constantly work at developing their skills at managing people and also at evaluating these people. The managers and leaders must possess the right mind-set and organisations must build structures and systems which are designed to develop leaders. It is important for leaders to have belief in individual excellence and collaborative effort. Organisations today, must invest in leadership development and develop an environment where learning is a norm.
The author will discuss the importance of managing teams and how these attributes are used to overcome challenges faced by the team. Other characteristics of a good team manager such as communication skills, leadership and motivation skills will also be examined. It is important that you understand the role the manager plays in managing teams to fully execute what is expected of you, so that team members remain confident and motivated and that they feel supported and included. Teamwork involves working together, communicating with each other, trusting one another but there are also certain advantages and disadvantages to working within a team, which will be discussed. Its important that managers know when teams are required, the types of teams and the stages of team development to foster a committed, empowered, hardworking team environment for
The purpose of this research is to educate or inform people, who are working or about to work in the field of business, about professionalism in the business industry because it is extremely complex and important. Besides from wearing proper attire or having higher education, many set standard of procedures must be abided by to be recognized as professional (Beaton, 2010; Granowski, 2012). As Granowski and Beaton suggests or implies, professionalism is not easy to acquire because it exists for the purpose of satisfying the customers, who are individuals with various and unique personalities. The goal of business is to make profit. As long as customers desire and expect professional service, business must be able to provide that.