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How IT improves Managerial Work

Managerial functions, roles, and skills can be enhanced by information technology.

Discuss three elements of managerial work: one function, one role and one skill. Illustrate by examples how IT improves the manager's performance of each particular element.

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Function: Communication
Managers are always expected to communicate. They communicate with internal as well as external individuals. The use of IT has given us email as an option for communication. Managers are much quicker in communicating using email, more efficient because they can respond at their best times, and are able to securely transmit secure information using the internet and email.

Role: Monitor Day to Day Operations

There are many instances which IT provided ...

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This response discusses how IT affects the functions, roles, and skills of managerial work.