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Using examples discuss the various set of conditions that are necessary for successful field management in developing countries


Using examples discuss the various set of conditions that are necessary for successful field management in developing countries.



Empowering all the stakeholders.
For a successful field management all field workers are empowered with tools and resources they need to be productive and efficient in their work. This help them get job done quickly and fixed for the first time.

Being open to innovation.
Technology is evolving and the field manager should take lead and keep the field team ahead of the game. This is done for example by supplementing software to build customers or field technicians online portals for successful and dynamic engagement.

In-person field visits.
Managers sometimes are required to be on the ground to ensure major projects are being under taken. This ensures tracking of errors and motivating the field team.

Strong leadership
Successful field management requires leaders who are capable of inspiring and mobilizing people, are strong cheerleaders and conductors at the same time.

Problem Solving
All field managers have to solve problems eventually. Good problem solvers take proactive approaches to address issues and conflict whenever it emerges. They empower employees to seek information that improves their ability to develop and assess a variety of potential solutions.

Vision and planning
Field managers should have the ability to outline a clear and valid plan to accomplish shared objectives. They should form a long-term view and share their vision with others for a successful management and accomplishing their goals.

Monitor Carefully
Keeping good financial records of all the ins and outs. Field leaders must work out where money is going, where it’s wasted and where more money should be invested. They need to draw a defined line between personal finance and farm finances and identify the best places that money can be taken from.

Effective field leaders understand that they can’t do all the work alone. They know that they need other people to accomplish goals. They distribute tasks effectively by recognizing the strengths of others.
Setting clear goals
Setting clear and achievable short and long-term goals is essential to ensuing that investments and changes are successful.
Firms should start by defining their long-term goals, and then establishing the short-term goals necessary to reach them. Following the SMART model (Specific, Measurable, Actionable, Relevant, and Time-Bound) will help keep objectives realistic and help the team start to deliver quick and quality wins.

Assembling the right team
The right people in the right positions will make all the difference in ensuring field management success. The team needs to not only be sufficiently qualified and experienced, but also committed and a good fit with the management culture.

The most conscientious staff will most take feedback to heart. Field managers should remember to acknowledge when things went well, and think about how to respond if they go wrong. A constructive response focused on addressing the problem can promote learning and avoid future errors.

Adopting the right tools and technology for the field, in the field.
For a successful field management, a manager must push to have effective mobile technology in place for the field team. Giving the team the right solutions and training will set them up for success from the minute they step out of the door.

Culture of communication.
Regular calls and meetings with field representatives both one-on-one and as a team and trying to have reps come into the office for team meetings as much as they are willing or able will ensure that reps feel included, appreciated, and part of the big picture.

Consistent Coaching and Training
A big part of managing a field team is leading that team forward through ongoing training and personal coaching. Good field leaders are advocates for their field representatives. They see the areas where they might need help, they learn where their representatives’ strengths and weakness lie, and they make an effort to help them improve. Developing a clear and consistent field team training program is a great way to give field teams the general skills they need to improve their techniques. A good manager will also impart personal knowledge about the field work.

0724229776 answered the question on May 13, 2022 at 12:53

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