Admission Services – Personal Statement
Each and every investor and entrepreneur risks his money in hope to make a profit. To generate profit, a company needs to increase its sales while reducing the cost of production. The only way to lower the cost of production and operations is by improving the effectiveness and efficiency of its employees. This duty falls under the docket and Department of operation management (Asano, 2007). Operation management is the administration of business practices to create the highest level of efficiency and effectiveness in an organization. However, not everyone is qualified to become an operation manager considering that they need special skills. The following are some of the attributes necessary for an operation manager to become effective and successful.
- Realistic – an operation manager needs to actualize the real situation of an organization and realize and understand that employees are valuable assets of an organization. He should treat all employees with respect and communicate with operation staffs to actualize their plans. Listening to his staffs is one of the key factors that make an operation manager successful.
- Commitment – a good operation manager should be committed to his work should work towards the improvement of the operations of a company. He should ensure that the shipment and cargos are on schedule and should be in constant research to establish ways and methods to make operations more efficient(Burke, 2013).
- Quality focused – most of the customers and clients are putting more emphasis on the quality of the products delivered to them. It is the duty of an operation manager to ensure the final product of the company is of the needed quality so that they can beat off competition.
- Be a leader – a good operation manager should be a leader rather than a manager. Operation managers should be in a position to maintain a close eye on the operations of an organization.
Asano, M. S. (2007). U.S. Patent No. 7,191,198. Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Burke, R. (2013). Project management: planning and control techniques. New Jersey, USA.