The Nine Tasks of a Professional Manager

Tasks of professional managers:


1. Providing direction to the firm:
Envisioning goal is the first task that should never be delegated.


2. Managing survival and growth.
There are two sets: internal and external.

  • Internal factors are choice of technology, efficiency of labour, competency of managerial staff, company image, financial resources etc.
  • External factors are govt. policy, laws and regulation, changing customer taste, attitude and values, increasing competition etc.

3. Maintaining firm’s efficiency:
A manager has not only to perform and produce results, but to do so in the most efficient manner. The more output a manager can produce with the same input, the greater will be the profit.

4.Meeting the competition challenge:
A manager must anticipate and prepare for the increasing competition. Competition increasing in terms of more producers, products, better quality etc.

5.Innovation:
To finding new and better way to doing any task

6.Renewal:
Managers are responsible for fostering the process of renewal.it has to do with provoding new process and resources.

7. Building human organization:
A good worker is a valuable assets of any company. Every manager must constantly lookout for people with potential and attract them to join the company.

8. Change management:
A manager has to perform the task of change agent.its the managers task to ensure that the change is introduced and incorporated in a smooth manner with the least disturbance and resistance.

9.Selection:
Today’s managers are faced with a bewildering array of information technology choices that promise to change the way work gets done.