Understanding the Management Role to Improve Management Performance

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Understanding the management role to improve management performance

Understand the specific responsibilities of middle managers in enabling and organisation to achieve its goals

The responsibility of middle management within the Child Abuse Investigation team is enabling the organisation to achieve its goal in the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, protecting children from abuse and neglect, preventing impairment of their health and development, and ensuring they are growing up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care which is undertaken so as to enable children to have optimum life chances and enter adulthood successfully. Child protection is a part of safeguarding and promoting
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The ideal outcome of good leadership is a high level of motivation and commitment among organisational members.

In controlling as a manager I evaluate how well an organisation is achieving its goals, and take action to maintain or improve performance. I will monitor the performance of individuals, departments and the organisation as a whole, for example, to see whether they are meeting desired performance standards. If standards are not being met I will take action to improve performance. This might mean a changing in direction to maintain performance. The outcome of the control process is the ability to measure performance accurately and regulate organisational efficiency and effectiveness. To exercise control, I must decide how goals are obtained. I must design information and control systems that will provide the data needed to assess performance. The controlling function also allows me to evaluate how well staff are performing the other three functions of management – planning, organising and leading and to take corrective action where necessary. This relies on organisational feedback mechanisms.

Understand how communication and interpersonal skills affect managerial performance in the workplace

Interpersonal skills and communication are extremely important part of managing my team and partnership relationships. If we break down the word

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