Author Ellen Ensher uses the PESTLE framework to identify the external environmental factors that can impact an organizations decision making process and outlines how you can lead your team through each of the five steps to increase the understanding environmental influences on your organization.
- With great power…comes great responsibility,…said important leaders like Winston Churchill,…and of course, Spiderman's Uncle Ben.…As a manager, you have great power…to impact your team and your organization.…You also have the responsibility to understand…the big picture regarding what is impacting…your organization now and in the future.…Understanding your organization's environment…will help you and your team…make better decisions.…
This might sound daunting,…but you don't have to do this alone.…I highly recommend you lead your team…through an analysis of the external environment.…One framework you can use is PESTLE.…First, consider the political forces.…How does the political environment…impact the dynamics of your workforce…and your relationship to customers?…How does foreign policy impact your organization?…What are the biggest trends…that are happening globally that may impact…your organization in general…and workforce in particular?…Second, consider the natural environment.…
Questions you can ask are:…How significant is the natural world…
Business professor Ellen Ensher defines what management is in the era of the global workforce and exactly what the role of the manager involves. She explains how to create a compelling vision and culture for your organization, define business goals, and connect the big picture to your team's daily tasks. Next, discover how to build your team, partner with HR on hiring and firing decisions, and coach and mentor employees. Ellen touches on topics that are on the mind of today's leaders—resilience, trust, storytelling, and more—and shares tips to become the best professional version of yourself.
- Roles of a manager
- Becoming a new manager
- Engaging employees
- Creating a compelling vision and culture
- Setting goals
- Hiring and training
- Evaluating performance
- Coaching and mentoring