July 2012

The Managerial ~ Leadership Grid ~ What type of manager/leader are you?

Peter Drucker Quotes, Pictures, Inspirational, Leadership, Management, MBA QuotesThe style of management in changing situations is influenced by various factors like organization’s culture, value system, personal history of the manager or chance or opportunity.

The style of the manager, nevertheless, impacts the performance of various stakeholders associated with the organization including the manager himself. 

What management style do you belong to?  Are you driven by results, Are you autocratic or a people man, driven by relationships.. 

The leadership ~ management grid (Source Blake RR & McCanse, A. A, 1991 ~ Leadership Dilemmas ~ Grid Solutions) classifies the leadership styles into 5 distinct types.

(1) Impoverished Management ~ Very little concern for productivity or people
(2) Country Club Management ~ Very great concern for people but very little for productivity
(3) Authority – Compliance Management ~ Great concern for productivity & very less concern for people
(4) Middle of the Road Management ~ Compromising ~ Medium concern for both productivity and people
(5)  Team Management ~ High concern for both people and productivity ~ Considered to be the Ideal Style

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What category do you fit in? It’s Worth a look……

 

June 2012

Working Capital Management Analysis ~ Key Ratios to be considered

Cash Flow Cycle, Working Capital, Finance, Management , Capital Budgeting, Accounts, Receivables, Inventory, Payables,

Here are the Key ratios which needs analysis when looking at the Balance Sheet , P&L of a company when trying to get a perspective on the Working Capital efficiency of a company and it’s competitors. 

Current Asset / Total Asset %
Current Asset/ Sales %
Debt/Asset Times
quick ratio or  acid-test Times
Turnover of Cash and Sec Times
Inventory Turnover (Sales/Invntry) Times
Days Sales in Inventory (DSI) Days
Days sales outstanding (DSO) Days
Days payable outstanding (DPO) Days
Gross operating cycle(DSI+DSO) Days
Net operating cycle (ccc) Days
FA turnover (Sales/FA) Times
Total Assets Turnover (Sales/Asset) Times
Profit Margin Percent
ROI Percent
Leverage (Total Asset/Equity) Times
ROE Percent

More later…. Other information on Financial Analysis

MBA Buzzwords … What they will not teach at B-Schools…..Enjoy

MBA, B-Schools, Buzzwords, Management , Leadership, Funny Pictures, Jokes, Humor

 

Do you want to impress or confuse clients or Vice Versa?…..
Use Techno Vocabulary. It can be called the “Buzzword” Writing method.
It is simple.. Just select any 3 digit number
and choose the corresponding buzzwords from the above grid.
Don’t worry if it doesn’t make sense to you;
it won’t mean anything to anyone else either,
but they will think that you’re just smarter
than they are so they won’t say anything!!!!….
Have Fun… with this Super MBA Stuff….
what they will never teach you at B-Schools…. 🙂
LOL