MGT503 GDB 1 Solution and Discussion



  • Re: MGT503 GDB 1 Solution and Discussion

    Total Marks 5
    Starting Date Tuesday, June 02, 2020
    Closing Date Monday, June 08, 2020
    Status Open
    Question Title Managerial Roles
    Question Description

    Objective:

    The basic objective of this discussion is to familiarize students with different managerial roles performed by the CEO of any organization.

    Learning Outcome:

    After participating in this GDB;

    The students will learn regarding the application of appropriate managerial roles at the workplace.

    The Premise:

    At Al-Raheem Inc., the fiscal reports showed a considerable decline in productivity and profits. It was alarming for the higher management, so the CEO called the meeting of the managers of various departments including HR, Procurement, Marketing, Production, and Finance. In the meeting, it was revealed that there exists inter-departmental conflict(s) and each department was blaming others for the crisis. The first meeting ended in a heated exchange of words and blame game. The CEO asked the managers to compile a comprehensive report of their departments and present them in the next meeting. The reports from the departments suggested that they are fighting for more organizational resources to run their affairs.

    Point of Discussion:

    Being a student of management, you are required to suggest two decisional roles (Mintzberg’s Managerial Roles) suitable for the CEO to adopt in this situation. Also give two justifications for each role to resolve this issue.


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    @sobia said in MGT503 GDB 1 Solution and Discussion:

    Point of Discussion:
    Being a student of management, you are required to suggest two decisional roles (Mintzberg’s Managerial Roles) suitable for the CEO to adopt in this situation. Also give two justifications for each role to resolve this issue.

    1-Distuibinice flanler-In the meeting, inter-department conflict has been revealed. The managers of different departments blamed each other for the crisis. Therefore. CEO should handle this conflict. He has to play role of disturbance handler.

    2-Resources AIlocator:- Departmental managers are unhappy for the available resources. They demand for more resources. Proper distribution of resources is required in current circumstances. Therefore, Mr. CEO should play the role of resource allocator to proper distribution of resources.


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    @sobia said in MGT503 GDB 1 Solution and Discussion:

    Being a student of management, you are required to suggest two decisional roles (Mintzberg’s Managerial Roles) suitable for the CEO to adopt in this situation. Also give two justifications for each role to resolve this issue.

    Managers’ roles fall into three basic categories: informational roles, interpersonal roles, and decisional roles. These roles are summarized in (Figure). In an informational role, the manager may act as an information gatherer, an information distributor, or a spokesperson for the company.

    Mintzberg published his Ten Management Roles in his book, “Mintzberg on Management: Inside our Strange World of Organizations,” in 1990.

    The ten roles are:

    Figurehead.
    Leader.
    Liaison.
    Monitor.
    Disseminator.
    Spokesperson.
    Entrepreneur.
    Disturbance Handler.
    Resource Allocator.
    Negotiator.



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