In this article, you’ll learn about Levels of Management and the different role occupied by the levels of management in the organization.
“Levels of Management’ refers to a line of demarcation between various managerial positions in an organization. The number of levels in management increases when the size of the business and workforce increases and vice versa.
The levels of Management are as follows:
1.Top Level Management
Board of Directors, MD, Owners, Chief Executives
- To analyse, evaluate and deal with th environmental forces
- To establish overall long term goals and broad policies of the company including the master budget
- To appoint departmental and other key executives
- To represent the company to the outside world
- To coordinate the activities and efforts of different department
2. Middle Level Management
Sales Executives, Production Executives, Production executives, etc.
- To interpret and explain the policies framed by top management
- To compile and issue detailed instruction regarding operations
- To Cooperate among themselves so as to integrate various parts of the division or a department
- To motivate supervisory personnel to work for Orgn goals
- To develop and train supervisory and operative personnel.
3. Supervisor / Operating / Lower Level Management
Superintendents, Branch managers, General Foremen
- To plan day to day production within the goals lay down by higher authority
- To assign jobs to workers and to make arrangement for their training and development
- To supervise and control workers and to maintain personal contact with them.