P1Introduction:Al Futtaim motors is one ofthe leading automobile industry in UAE. It is also considered as one of the multinationalcompany of UAE. It was founded in the year 1930 and is owned by Mr Abdulla AlFuttaim. It has many outlets at different location.
It mainly deals with thedistribution of Toyota and Lexus in UAE. Toyota is one of the major distributorsof automobile. Mr Omar Al Futtaim is the current CEO of Al Futtaim motors. Themain motive is to provide high tech products to their consumer. Leader: Aperson who is responsible to lead an organization is called as a leader.
He isthe one who motivates and build confidence in the employees. A leader has therights and authority to guide its subordinate worker to carry out varioustasks. He/she needs to have a proper and active communication with theemployees so as to handle various grievances that the employees arefacing. They are the one who empowerothers. A good leader leads others in such a way that the organization canreach its target goal. He needs to have immense of qualities to fulfill thedream goal of its organization.
It is mainly the CEO of the organization. LikeMr Omar Al Futtaim who is the CEO of Al Futtaim is considered as a leader ofthe organization. Manager:A manager is the one whocontrol and administrate the organization. As the word explains a manager isthe one who manages the organization. There are different managers fordifferent department. They are responsible to run their department so as toachieve the goal. Each department manager contributes towards the organizationsgoal.
A manager looks after the business, sales and promotes the organization.He directs the employee of the organization towards the progress of theorganization. It act as a bridge between the senior manager and the lower levelemployee.
They are the one who is responsible for taking various decisions inthe organization and also executive various plans in the organization. Difference between themanager and leaderManager handles the tasksand leader lead towards the future:There are different managersat different department. The main aim of a manager is to appoint various tasksto the employee at their department. On the other hand the leader looks at the broaderconcept.
It looks at the organization as a whole. In the same way there aredifferent managers in Al Futtaim Automobile Industry which may include the salemanager, office manager. The sales manager looks after the promotion and thesale of the vehicle, while the leader looks after the total turnover of theorganization.Manager appoints work to theemployee and leader directs the employee towards the goal. A managers assign theemployee with the required task and looks whether that task is been properlycarried out. On the other hand the leader is not concern with individual task.The manager looks after individual while the leader looks after the main goal.
The manager at Al Futtaim appoints work to the subordinate workers and theleader directs the employee towards the goal.Managers make plan andLeaders checks the final outcome of the plan:Mangers needs to come upwith many different plans and the leaders are the one who select which plan issuitable and that needs to be executed. Managers also need to have backup plansready in case of failure of any plan.
In Al Futtaim the different managers comeup with different plans and the leader Mr Omar Al futtaim is the one whoselects which plans needs to be implemented depending upon the situation.Managers have objectives anda leader have vision:Managers thing about thecurrent scenario and the current objectives so that the work can be doneeasily. While the leader has a broader perception. He sets a vision about thefuture and takes the risk to introduce new in the operation.Managers Communicate and theleaders Persuade:A manager is the one whocommunicate with the subordinate employee and at times with the consumer. Onthe other hand a leader satisfies the employee. As mentioned above there aredifferent managers for different department like the operations manager, Salesmanager so the role of the sales manager is to communicate and convince theconsumer while the role of the operation manager is to communicate and instructthe employee. The leader is the one who satisfy the employee with definite payand time to time increments.
Function of the manager andthe roles of a leader:Planning: Thefirst important function in an organization is planning. The manager of AlFuttaim needs to make a proper planning according to their target. By setting aproper plan this will help the organization to achieve their goal in a bettermanner. Al Futtaim has used KAIZEN approach to make improvement as and whenrequired.Organizing: Thisis the function where the main aim is to utilize the resources in an effectivemanner. The manager guides the employee to use the inventory of the organizationin a proper manner to avoid any kind of wastages and the leader is the one whohas the final control on the inventoryDirecting: Themanager gives work to the employee of their department and the leader is theone who looks that the work assigned is properly accomplished by the employee Staffing:Thisis the function which is done with the contribution of the leader as well asthe manager.
The main motive is to get the best out of the employees. Themanager maintains an active communication between the employees.Coordinating: Themanager coordinates with its subordinates. With a proper coordination theemployee may feel motivated and they can approach the manager in case of anyproblems and difficulties to avoid any problem in future.Controlling: The manager of AlFuttaim looks after the task carried out by the