To ensure that the needs of the Business are served by an efficient and effective organisation.
The Seven Key Management Skills
Setting goals allows management to have direction and to focus. This allows the team to gain something from each day as against getting through a day.
Agreed the most – carried out the least. This allows delegators to have much of their time back, but without their own well defined goals, delegation becomes less attractive.
Mange your time, manage your life. Waste your time, waste your life. Perhaps the most effective and stress free management tool in the arsenal.
The key objective from a meeting is to make decisions and put together an agreed action plan. Minutes and ‘any other business’ (except legal or constitutional matters) to be a thing of the past.
Without set objectives, appraisal skills are of little help and can be subjective. Two way appraisal conversations against previously set objectives is a powerful management tool.
Failure to plan is planning to fail. Procrastination is failure by instalment. The law of timing together with good forecasting/planning is so often what allows businesses to survive economic downturn and prosper in economic upturn.
Effective communication between relevant parties has helped successful companies progress. The most useful communication skills are explored, agreed and implemented.
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