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Managerial Roles: Essentail Knowledge and Skills

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1. Managerial roles include adapting an organization to its environment, articulating and gaining support for the organization's mission, vision and values, and designing the internal structures of the organization. Is each of these three roles equally important? What determines this? What knowledge and skills are most helpful in carrying out each of these three roles?

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1. Managerial roles include adapting an organization to its environment, articulating and gaining support for the organization's mission, vision and values, and designing the internal structures of the organization. Is each of these three roles equally important?

Managerial roles include:

(a) Adapting an organization to its environment,
(b) Articulating and gaining support for the organization's mission, vision and values, and
(c) Designing the internal structures of the organization.

Each of these three roles is interrelated, so one could easily argue (and many do) that each role is equally important. However, it seems to me that articulating and gaining support for the organization's mission, vision and values might be the most important, since this could be part of the process used by the manager to help the team adapt to the organization to its environment. It could be used as a way to shape the organizational culture to fit with the mission, vision and values and objectives of the organization (Reh, 2007).

On start up of a business, for example, after the mission, value vision and values are in place, the manager would need to design the internal structures of ...

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Referring to the three managerial roles (adapting an organization to its environment, articulating and gaining support for the organization's mission, vision and values, and designing the internal structures of the organization), this solution discusses if each of these three roles are equally important and what determines this. It also discusses the knowledge and skills that are most helpful in carrying out each of these three roles. Supplemented with an informative article detailing managerial roles.

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