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  • Tor Peterson, Kenny Ives and Nico Paraskevas will all leave in the coming months, according to an internal memo.
  • Ives and Paraskevas had been viewed as potential candidates for the CEO job but lost out in the race to succeed Ivan Glasenberg. 
  • The changes do little to address a lack of diversity in Glencore’s senior ranks: all the new department heads named in the memo are men.

Glencore is shaking up its top management, with three of its most senior traders set to depart — the latest step in a wider changing of the guard at the world’s largest commodity trader.

Tor Peterson, the head of coal trading, Kenny Ives, head of nickel trading, and Nico Paraskevas, head of copper trading, will all leave “in the coming months,” according to an internal memo from Chief Executive Officer Ivan Glasenberg.

Ives and Paraskevas — both in their mid-40s — had been

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Management | Britannica

Alternative Titles:
administration, general administration, supervision

Learn about this topic in these articles:

Assorted References

  • major reference
    • Alexander Hamilton

      In business organization: Types of business associations

      …essential feature, a system of management, varies greatly. In a simple form of business association the members who provide the assets are entitled to participate in the management unless otherwise agreed. In the more complex form of association, such as

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Definition of Management

Management’s primary function is to get people to work together for the attainment of an organization’s goals and objectives.

Learning Objectives

Recognize the difference between traditional, team, and servant management.

Key Takeaways

Key Points

  • Management processes include planning, organizing, directing and controlling.
  • An important aspect of management’s function is the allocation of finite resources.
  • Resources can be human, financial, technological or natural.
  • There are different management styles: Traditional, team, and servant.

Key Terms

  • system: A whole composed of relationships among the members.
  • resource: Something that one uses to achieve an objective. An examples of a resource could be a raw material or an employee.

Management: An Overview

Management is the act of getting people together to accomplish desired goals and objectives using available resources efficiently and effectively. Since organizations can be viewed as systems, management can also be defined as human action, including design, to

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What is Management?Management defined as all the activities and tasks undertaken for archiving goals by continuous activities like; planning, organizing, leading and controlling.

Management is a process of planning, decision making, organizing, leading, motivation and controlling the human resources, financial, physical, and information resources of an organization to reach its goals efficiently and effectively.

Threefold Concept of Management

To understand the definition of management and its nature, a threefold concept of management for emplacing a broader scope for the viewpoint of management.

threefold concept of management

We can say management is a;

Management is an Economic Factor

For an economist, management is one of the factors of production together with land, labor, and capital.

As the industrialization of a nation increases, the need for management becomes greater.

The managerial resources of a firm determine, in large measure, its productivity and profitability. Executive development, therefore, is more important for those firms in a dynamic industry in which

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An oversight inspection of eDumbe Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal has revealed critical shortfalls in disaster management

  • An oversight inspection has revealed that disaster management systems at the eDumbe municipality in KwaZulu-Natal are in a poor state.
  • Among the issues raised are a lack of staff, poor infrastructure and a shortage of equipment.
  • The provincial Cogta department is also struggling with funding for disaster management.

The eDumbe municipality in KwaZulu-Natal has come under the spotlight after its disaster management centre was found to be in a dilapidated state.

The DA conducted an oversight inspection and found that the disaster management system in the area was “virtually non-existent”.

“The DA is concerned about the state of readiness of the eDumbe municipality to respond to disasters. We do not believe that either this local municipality or the Zululand District Municipality meet the requirements of the Disaster Management Act,” DA MPL Chris Pappas

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What Is Project Management? - Managing Complex Tasks and People

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Opening Day: your project’s complete!

Project management is the process of organizing the way that changes are implemented efficiently within an organization.

Many businesses achieve their goals by completing projects that contribute to their objectives. Often, projects have a finite length, involve a number of activities and people, and have deadlines and fixed budgets. Project managers plan and monitor these, and take corrective action when appropriate.

The Benefits of Developing Project Management Skills

No matter what your role, you may have to manage, or play an active role in, a project at some point during your career. It takes a great deal of skill to do this well, but the time you invest in building good project management skills can pay off enormously.

You contribute to meeting an organization’s objectives by completing projects on time and on budget. This can produce real business results and enhance your

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What are Management Skills?

Management skills can be defined as certain attributes or abilities that an executive should possess in order to fulfill specific tasks in an organization. They include the capacity to perform executive duties in an organization while avoiding crisis situations and promptly solving problems when they occur. Management skills can be developed through learning and practical experience as a manager. The skills help the manager to relate with their fellow co-workers and know how to

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Bill Davis, MA, CM, core faculty and program chair for the online degree programs in the Forbes School of Business & Technology at The University of Arizona Global Campus, shares his key management principles.

According to Steve Jobs, “Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple.” By understanding and learning to apply these universal principles, you are more likely to excel as a manager in any organization. Here’s what you will learn from reading this blog:

Principle No. 1: The Functions of Management

While managers often view their work as task or supervisory in orientation, this view is an illusion. 

At the most fundamental level, management is a discipline that consists of a set of five general functions: planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling. These five functions are part of a body of practices and theories on how

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