What is the manager expected to do?

Managerial activities can change as the organizations and their environment change. The organization at Volvo Trucks has gone through several transformations the past years, and that has affected the role of the managers within the organization. The managers responsibilities have increased as more tasks have been outsourced on them, at the same time they have been stripped of some of their support functions and assistants.

THE ROLE OF MICRO BUSINESS MANAGERS: A Replication of Mintzberg’s study

Background: During decades people have tried to define and explain the role of a manager. Mintzberg (1973) was one of them that made studies about the manager role. He defined ten managerial roles that still are in use today. In later years more people have been interested in the work of Mintzberg. 2003 Tengblad did …

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