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My Style of Management

  • Date Submitted: 01/28/2010 09:11 AM
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In today’s world, management is dynamically challenged by a vast number of external, as well as, internal forces.   The shrinking of a qualified workforce, globalization, technological advances, and political tides only but scratch the surface of these challenges faced by modern day management.   Gone are the days of the thirty year employee.   Businesses of today must continually redefine new and creative ways to increase their organizations flexibility, in order to adapt to today’s fluid and ever changing world economy.   The internet has forever changed the way that people communicate.   Gone too are the days of social irresponsibility in regards to the environment.   As are the abilities to shoot, move, and communicate paramount to the art of modern day warfare, so to are the principles of open-book management, management by walking around (MBWA), and employee empowerment to the learning organization.

I will define the complexity if modern day management, in terms of the challenges faced by business in the following areas; maintaining a qualified workforce, the globalization of the world-wide market place, technological advances, and the effects of the political front upon management, and I will also compare my strengths, and weaknesses, in terms of my own personal style of management, and how what I’ve learned during this course has better prepared me to become a leader in one of tomorrows learning organizations.  

In recent years both the military and the corporate world have shared a common problem.   They both have had trouble maintaining their people from leaving and taking their jobs elsewhere.   With unemployment down to the 4% mark nationally, the employee has found himself with the law of supply and demand on his side—the employee can now pick and choose who they want to work for.   Gone are the days where an employee will work at one job until retirement.   Instead of blind loyalty to the organization, people now view their loyalty as...


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