Wednesday 26 December 2018

Role of Managers in the organization

Managers are the management, namely people in charge for planning, organizing, directing and regulating how his team works reaching the goals set. But according to research Henry Mintzberg the Manager actually has 10 basic roles are classify into three basic categories these are interpersonal roles (role of interpersonal), Informational roles (role informational), Decisions roles (role the decision).

10 the role of Managers in the organization according to Mintzberg

The following is a brief description about 10 Managers Role according to Mintzberg, published in "Mintzberg on Management: Inside our Strange World of Organizations" in 1990.

Interpersonal Roles of managers

This is Interpersonal Role categories category a manager's role is to provide information and ideas. There are 3 roles of managers classified into the category of Interpersonal Roles (role of interpersonal), the third of the role are:

  1. The figure or Figures (Figurehead)

A manager has a responsibility towards the legal, social, ceremonial and also acts as a symbol of the company. A Manager is expected to be a source of inspiration. For example, a Manager will generally do the things like attend a ceremonial ribbon trapping inauguration, signing legal documents (law), greet guests of the company and host the reception.

  1. Leaders (Leader)

A Manager on duty as a leader in the team, Department or organization. Select and train his employee and manage performance and motivate its employees.

  1. Liaison (Liaison)

A manager must establish and maintain communication with Internal contacts of the company as well as external contacts of the company. For example, to participate in a meeting with representatives of the Division/Department or other organization.

Informational Roles of managers

On the role of Informational, a Manager acts as the provider of the information. 3 role belongs to the Informational Roles are as follows:

  1. Monitor (Monitor)

This Monitoring Role, in a Manager role, as seekers of information relating to the industry and its organization. A Manager also monitor his team both in terms of productivity, performance or comfort of work of members of his team.

  1. Information Spreaders 

After getting the information, a manager must deploy and communicate that information to others in the organization or to communicate information to the members of his team or other related employees in within the company. An example of the role of a manager such as information spreaders deliver memos, emails or reports to his subordinates about the information and decisions that have been taken.

  1. the spokesperson for the (Spokesperson)

A Manager also serves as spokesperson for the forwarding of information about the Organization and purpose of the Organization to outside parties.

Decisions Roles (Role of Decision Making)

A Manager also serves as Entrepreneur, problem solver, dividing resources and negotiator. All four of the role are included in the category of Decisions Roles or role of decision making. Here's the short explanation.

  1. the Entrepreneur (Entrepreneur)

A manager should be able to make necessary changes and control it for the Betterment of the organization. The Manager's role here is to solve problems and generate new ideas and implement them in your organization. Managers should plan the future of the Organization, making the improvement projects and the improvement of quality and productivity.

  1. Problem Solver (Disturbance Handler)

Each organization would certainly encounter problems and barriers in its operation. When a problem or hindrance occurs, the manager shall be responsible for completing it. And if there is a conflict among the members of his team, the Manager will have to mediate and find strategic alternatives to resolve the conflict.

  1. Divisor of resources (Resource Allocator)

A Manager also acts as a divisor of resources i.e. decide where resources should be allocate in order to get the best results. The resources in question here can be in the form of funds, labor, materials, machinery and other resources.

  1. the Negotiator (Negotiator)

A manager was also a Negotiator, participate or take part in negotiating with outside parties to fight for the business interests of his company.

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