Cool Products, company dealing in production & distribution of packed condiments in the state of M.P Company is a Market Leader in the state of M.P Company decided to expand the business in the state of Rajasthan They have identified Kota as a place for establishing production unit for which they have two tenable post by marketing or production manager since the job involves the skill of both.
There are two profiles of managers for the post of GM of the unit:- MR. Varun Tyagi (Production Manager) Mr. Avinash Kale (Marketing Manager) As the consultant, we have to choose one of them for the post of GM.
Mr. Varun Tyagi is a mechanical engineer He has 10 years work experience in Food Preservation Industry Qualities- hardworking, sincere, honest, dependable manager, foresighted, technically sound, pleasant personality, can handle employee grievances, provides employees satisfaction, goes by rule of law when in difficulty, good reputation in industry.
Mr. Avinash Kale has done MBA from IMS(Nagpur) His performance in academics were excellent Qualities- Calculative (as thinks ten times before taking any decisions), evaluates the prons & cons of the issue at hand before proceeding further, hard task master, obedient, maintains distance from workers, Task oriented leader, good communication skills, considered to be a Management Man.
Leadership Style refers to the behaviour pattern adopted by a leader to influence the behaviour of his subordinates for attaining the organisational goals. As per the above case abstract, in the light of various theories of leadership Mr. Varun possesses Consultative Participative Leadership Style.
Leadership Style of Mr. Avinash kale:-Mr. Avinash is carrying Task Management Leadership Style as he is considered as Task Oriented Leader. Strength of Mr. Avinash Personality:- Adaptable to Situations Ambitious & Achievement Oriented Good Communication Skills Decisive Intellectual Ability & Excellence in Academics Self confident & Energetic
As a Consultant, If I would be given a chance to meet them I would surely meet them once before taking a decision as face to face interaction gives you an Outright View of a person.
As a consultant, I would choose Mr. Varun as the GM of Cool Products, Kota due to following reasons:- Good Experience Relevant Knowledge about the task Foresighted & have basic skills Presence of sense of empathy & Objectivity Supportive & Helpful behaviour traits
Leadership is the activity of influencing people to strive willingly for group objectives. A Leader is one who guides & directs other people. Theories of Leadership reveals Research done by behavioural Scientists to find out what makes a leader effective. Leadership style is the way the leader influences his/her followers.