What is Business Management?
A business manager is a professional who works for an organization in either the for-profit or non-profit sector. Managers may also work for government agencies. No matter their industry or organization, a business manager is tasked with maintaining budgets, organizing inventories, and achieving maximum efficiency. They are often required to manage employees by writing work schedules, maintaining payroll budgets, and motivating their team.
There are often multiple layers of management in a given company or organization. In a single retail location, there may be several managers who run the day-to-day operations who then answer to a general manager who oversees the store as a whole. Then there may be regional managers who answer to top management at corporate headquarters.
Every manager at any level is responsible for the team they lead. Whether that is a front-line manager who manages a small IT department, a regional manager who oversees multiple offices or operations, or a manager at corporate headquarters who oversees nationwide operations, they all must answer for every aspect of the team(s) they manage.