Types of management styles are ever changing. This can enfold in an environment where technologies provide a new source of tools for all levels of management. For instance, to adapt into their workforce. It is no longer acceptable for management to say that, if it’s not broken, why fix it? The reason is clear. All good managers realise that to keep a business operating efficiently and competitively they need to always be on the lookout for new tools. For example, ones that can assist them with productivity and cost savings. Here, we discuss the types of management and how they can assist your business.
What Types of Management Exist?
Management in all business and organisational activities, is the act of getting people together to accomplish desired goals and objectives using available resources efficiently and effectively. Types of management comprise of planning, organizing, staffing, leading or directing, and controlling an organization (a group of one or more people or entities) or effort for the purpose of accomplishing a goal. Resourcing encompasses the deployment and manipulation of human resources, financial resources, technological resources, and natural resources.
Since organisations can be systems, you can also define management as human action, including design, to facilitate the production of useful outcomes from a system. This view opens the opportunity to ‘manage’ oneself, a prerequisite to attempting to manage others.
We need to manage our staff and the operation of any organisation. There is also a requirement to manage the organisation’s resources. Resources include procedure manuals, safety training, and manual handling training. Similarly, any material and documentation can be used to complete the appropriate training which your workforce requires. Resource management including the creation, storage, assigning, documentation & compliance recording, for all procedures and practices adopted by your organisation. In the past, this has been a very large assignment. For instance, the requirement of many support staff and hours for delivery, set-up, and collection of these resource.
Today we can combine all these resources into electronic formats. By using a complete LMS like dita Solutions, you will be able to remove layers of support and training staff. Similarly, floor space that your organisation requires. IT Management is made easy through the tools that are standard with the dita platform. For instance, this includes dita Player, dita Manager and dita Creator. dita Player would replace the need for TV’s, DVD’s, tables, chairs, classrooms, projectors, etc. Similarly, the dita Player replaces all of this equipment because it can deliver all the training required through the administration of management.
dita Manager simply allows one HR manager to manage all of the staff through a simple interface. This is available anywhere as long as you have an internet connection. Finally, dita Creator allows you to create and change all of your training through an easy to us interface. If you can use MS Word, then you can use dita Creator. Packaging all your IT Management into one platform will reduce inefficiencies. Similarly, it will create cost savings and ensure that all staff receive an education in exactly the same streamline manner.