Management Skills (Part 3)

Management Skills pt3



Activities

Get into groups of 3-4 and select any management skill. Create a PowerPoint presentation and present it to the class. Be sure to include the definition, the characteristics and two examples of how it can assist a manager.

Test Your Knowledge

Atlorian is a computer manufacturer based in Melbourne. Rather than selling its products through traditional stores it sells all of its products through online e-commerce websites. To remain competitive Atlorian promises next day delivery.

Over the past 2-3 months there has been an increasing number of times where Atlorian has not met their promise of next day delivery. They are currently using local company QuickTruck for their deliveries. After many meetings to try and improve the standards it is clear that the issues have not been resolved.

  1. As Supply Chain Manager you are in charge of resolving this problem. You want to develop a strong team that can create innovative ways to overcome this problem. Explain how ‘team building’ skills could play a role in overcoming the problem (5 marks)
  2. Describe 3 management skills and explain how they would assist the manager from Atlorian in this situation. (6 marks)
  3. Using examples, explain the relationship between management styles and management skills (4 marks)

 

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