Tag: Roles and Responsibilities

Financial management in a retail setting

Marks & Spencer’s leading position in the highly competitive market-place depends on its ability to stay one step ahead of other retailers, both in the products and services on offer and how...

Operations management: the Wincanton way

Wincanton's mission is 'delivering supply chain solutions across Europe'. The company is customer focussed: its aim is to help its customers become more efficient and more successful by enabling them to set...

Achieving Better Public Services - The Work of the Audit Commission

Living in a safe community that provides such a wide range of public services is easy to take for granted. Even as students, the list of all the products and facilities that...

How roles and functions contribute to competitive advantage

A Nottingham County Surveyor, Edgar Purnell Hooley, discovered tarmac by accident in the early 20th century. He found a barrel of tar had spilled onto the road at a local ironworks. This...

Developing people through decision-making

RWE npower is a leading energy company in the UK. It is part of the German-owned RWE, one of Europe's leading utilities. Part of RWE's strategy is to deliver cleaner, affordable, secure...

Roles in departments

Every organisation made up of more than one person will need some form of organisational structure. An organisational chart shows the way in which the chain of command works within the organisation. The...

Investigating job roles

Organisations are structured in radically different ways ranging from relatively fixed structures with positions, rules, and established chains of communication to dynamic structures in which people belong to teams that are continually...

Roles of people in organisations

Directors, Managers and Supervisors all have responsibilities in the workplace as do grass root operatives. Directors are individuals with legal responsibility to the businesses, customers, employees, suppliers and shareholders. Directors The Directors typically create...

A truly global market

Introduction - What is insurance? Life is full of risks. Insurance can provide security against some of these risks. For example, motor insurance provides cover for certain costs resulting from a road accident...

How roles and functions contribute to organisational performance

Introduction A Nottingham County Surveyor, Edgar Purnell Hooley, discovered tarmac by accident in the early 20th century. He found a barrel of tar had spilled onto the road at a local ironworks. This...

Job roles at specsavers

Introduction Specsavers is one of the best known names in optical retailing in Britain. Optical retailing involves selling spectacles and other eye care products on the high street. In 2010 Specsavers was voted Britain”s most...

Roles responsibilities and career development

In the past, many people would expect to undertake the same job for the whole of their working lives. However, today it is widely recognised that individuals will be involved in a...

Roles responsibilities

Introduction OPITO is the focal point for skills, learning and workforce development in the oil & gas industry. It aims to deliver the right skills for the industry now and in the future. OPITO...

Workforce planning in the global oil and gas environment

Introduction Today most people, probably yourself included, have come to expect energy at the touch of a button or the flick of a switch. Until recently, energy sources have been plentiful. The current...
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