Business Management - Characteristics of operations managers
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The role of the operations manager involves, amongst other roles,
decision-making with long, mid and short-term consequences. These decisions
will concern the initial design of the product or service, the equipment
and assets required for the production process, the skills needed by
employees during the transformation process, employee remuneration details,
the location of organisational operations, organisational capacity, and
internal facility layout. All of these decisions must be made to support
the strategic direction of the organisation and will not be made in
isolation to the decisions made by other senior managers.
In order to understand the role of Operations Managers you might like to
obtain a number of advertisements for the position of Operations Manager in
Australian large-scale organisations. What do these advertisements say
about the job specification and job description of the Operations
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