This report is based on Holiday inn which is founded by Kemmons Wilson in year 1952 and headquarter is in Denham, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom. It is British owned American brand hotel which is offering their products and services to worldwide (Isaga, Masurel and Van, 2015). The taken job position for this task is hotel manager which I want to be in next 5 to 10 year.
1.1 b Skills of manager
There are various type of skills which are required for a manger in an organization, some major of them required to work in respective hotel are given below:-
It is most important skill which is required to become a good manager because they have to communicate things or opinions to others in appropriate manner so they can understand it and conduct it in effective manner.
The next important skills which manager must have is ability to organise things. It is their responsibility to develop plan, schedule it and then organise it and follow it in appropriate manner.
It is the quality of good manger to connect and intact business their team (Hunt and Weintraub, 2016). A good manager identify problems and make successful and healthy team by developing trust between them.
A effective manger listen to problems of their co-workers and solve it in effective and efficient way to prove that he/ she is committed towards the organisational goal and objective.
Ability to deal with changes-
It is the ability and skills of good manger to be flexible and adapt changes easily and effectively. They must have skill to take right decision in every situation for their team and company.
It must be ability or skills of manger to understand each and every things and task in appropriate manner because he/ she is the one who make strategies and plan for employees which they follow to achieve goal.
1.1 c List of a managers current possess skills and required skills
Their are certain skills which I already have to become a manger in Holiday Inn but there are some skills and ability which are required, below the list of following are given:-
Current possess skills
Ability to deal with changes effectively
All the above mentioned skills are important to become an effective and efficient manger in respective hotel. It is so because it them to take appropriate planning, organising, staffing, motivating and so on decision in proper manner (Turner, 2014), so that Holiday Inn and its employees achieve the required goal and objective in effective way .
1.1 d A persons SWOT Analysis
SWOT analysis of a person is conduct to identify its internal strength and weakness and also its external opportunities and threats. By knowing this they can make plans and strategies to overcome and improve their weakness and threats as well as they able to know their opportunities and then make plans and strategies to grab it (Beamish, 2013). By conducting SWOT analysis a person can also identify its strength which help them in making appropriate decision according to the requirement and situation. The SWOT analysis of a manger is given below:-
· Good communication skills.
· Skills to organise things.
· Decision making skills in every situation.
· Ability to deal with changes in effective manner.
· Poor leadership quality.
· Lack of problem solving skills.
· Not able to use technical tools in appropriate manner.
· Less knowledge of domain.
· Chance of promotion.
· Better earning progressions.
· Development of new career directions and challenges.
Their are certain future objective which respective person of Holiday Inn design to set his career are describe below:-
When I was managing a team, then I able to know that I am lacking in leadership quality because I am not able to describe things and lead my team effectively.
For this I will try to do more and more work in team and try to lead them in appropriate and effective way.
I was using basic technical software but I was facing problems and issues while operating it whereas other employees are using it simply.
To improve this I started using more technical tools and software. I also join classes for the respective things.
When I was in meeting with my senior and we are discussing on some management or domain things, then I fell I have lass domain knowledge.
To improve this I will start reading books, newspaper,articles etc. and participate more in related activities.
When my staff come to me with their problems, I listen to them carefully but not able to solve them.
For this I will try to resolve problems of other and I start it with solving small issues.
Form the above mention point it can be conclude that there are various skills which is required to become an effective manger in any organisation. Some of major skills are communication, understanding, problem solving etc. and every individual who want to become a manger must evaluate and develop required skills for a manager.
Isaga, N., Masurel, E. and Van Montfort, K., 2015. Owner-manager motives and the growth of SMEs in developing countries: Evidence from the furniture industry in Tanzania. Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies. 7(3). pp.190-211.
Hunt, J.M. and Weintraub, J.R., 2016. The coaching manager: Developing top talent in business. Sage Publications.
Turner, J.R., 2014. Handbook of project-based management(Vol. 92). New York, NY: McGraw-hill.
Beamish, P., 2013. Multinational joint ventures in developing countries (RLE international business). Routledge.
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