Role of IT in other Managerial Functions

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Role of IT in other Managerial Functions

Now comes the role of IT in managing this big network.Like any other organisation,IT has also its fundamental set of rules and regulations which governs its functioning.How IT helps in controlling and coordinating managerial functions can be explained by taking help from other managerial tasks.

IT,the sector which has bring a boom in the last 20-30 years,is one of the revolutionizing domain of today’s market.IT is the implementation of computer and communication gadgets to accept,access,transmit and change the information.IT is related to industries like electronics,telecommunication,commerce etc.It covers a broader aspect in installation of networks,network administration and security,web page developement etc.IT cordinates the functions of network.In India,the GDP due to IT is increasing year by year.The major Role of IT in other Managerial Functions is basically laid on the foundation of:-

1.Efficient Planning.
2.Proper co-ordination.
3.Manpower Management.
4.Direction.
5.Controlling.

These factors helps in keeping a track of all the data through the network.This has allowed the industry to secure the support and resources of the Indian state ahead of other sectors of the national economy where the developmental returns would be greater.The skills needed to effectively implement the managerial functions are interpersonal,intrapersonal and directional.The mangerial tasks can come into action only if one has knowledge of technical,conceptual and human nature.

In India,the major IT hubs are Bangalore,Chennai,Hyderabad,Delhi,Pune,Mumbai,Kolkata,Kochi.
These cities have produced many skilled IT managers who have taken over the market.

Business and management educators are increasingly interested in helping people acquire technical, human, and conceptual skills, and develop specific competencies, or specialized skills, that contribute to high performance in a management job. Following are some of the skills and personal characteristics that the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) is urging business schools to help their students develop.

a.Leadership — ability to influence others to perform tasks.
b.Self-objectivity — ability to evaluate yourself realistically.
c.Analytic thinking — ability to interpret and explain patterns in information.
d.Behavioral flexibility — ability to modify personal behavior to react objectively rather than subjectively to accomplish organizational goals.
e.Oral communication — ability to express ideas clearly in words.
f.Written communication — ability to express ideas clearly in writing.
g.Personal impact — ability to create a good impression and instill confidence.
h.Resistance to stress — ability to perform under stressful conditions.
i.Tolerance for uncertainty — ability to perform in ambiguous situations.

References:
www.nasscom.in/indian-itbpo-industry
www.articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2010-08-27/news/27608367_1_core-sector-outsourcing-sector-tech-firms

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3 Responses to Role of IT in other Managerial Functions

  1. Sumit Mukherjee says:

    IT is one of the important functional area in this modern era. IT is related to the managerial functions. The article really helps me to know about the qualities which are required for that.

  2. Mahima Sharma says:

    I agree with akanksha , IT sector is playing a major role in our country
    Well written Chitranshi 🙂

  3. Akanksha Chaturvedi says:

    In present scenario yes we need people who can manage people so yes IT can play a major role in managerial functions as we have a booming IT sector in our country.

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