The Managerial Decision Making Process

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Employees need to understand what their tasks and what their role is in their work, if the manager cannot properly communicate with the employee than the employee becomes complacent and unproductive.
Another necessary skill one must possess in order to be a good manager is leadership. “Leadership is the process of influencing the behaviour of other people in a certain direction” (Bowditch, Buono, 2001). A good manager focuses not only on the people they also focus on creating adequate systems structures and procedures that enable the staff to perform to their full potential. A Good manager recognises that each staff member is unique and that they should not adopt a one size fits all approach to leadership and management. The manager must
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The nature of logic has a great deal to do with one’s reasoning of thinking, how an individual view or draws an assumption or decision. Many organisations use the formal decision making process, the Managerial Decision Making Process. The managerial decision making process is made up of six steps: setting managerial objectives, searching for alternatives, comparing and evaluating alternatives, the act of choice, implementation and decision and following up and controlling the decision. (Harrison, 1996) “Often it is important to make decision as a package to ensure they reflect relativities and how different decision impinge on each other”. Different options should be compared with each other so that the manager can choose the right option for the task. “Efficient decision making involve a series of steps that require the input of information at different stages of the process, as well as a process feedback” (Baker,2002). A good manager is responsible in their decision making in order to align with the organization’s long term objectives. Managers need to recognise the conflicts happened in the organisation promptly to makes the effectiveness of management decision making by take in account the element of the internal and external environment” (Elbanna, Ali, Dayan,…show more content…
Today’s employees are a part of a collaborative workplace. A collaborative workplace requires a manager to have good people skills, as they must interact with others, “successful interaction with others is dependent on interpersonal competence”. They must interact with employees. their boss, clients and other companies. They participate in meetings, they communicate with their staff, they listen and supply feedback, make presentation and reports and negotiate with others. “No matter how good their technical knowledge, if these people can’t work well with others, their job performance suffers” as well as the organisation. People skills are needed in order to be able to deal with the common everyday problems that a manager will come to face in the work environment. Managers must be able to handle not just work problems but also employees who bring their problems into work, employees who can’t work together. They must be able to handle and keep all important problems involving people at hand. A good manager needs to be able to control, lead, and organise their employees on a day to day basis. Their is many different ways in which a manager can do this, they must first start off with a good team of employees. If the staff aren’t good it will be harder to have a good relationship with them and hard to manage them, in this case the company would not
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