BRITISH STYLE OF MANAGEMENT
Management and worker representatives in the United Kingdom are trained to negotiate, form agreements and stick to them. Bargaining may be hard and prolonged but in the end we can only work with people we can trust and that means with people whose word means something, moreover British are easygoing, humorous and risk-taking. , the British work more days and longer hours than most other European countries.
British executives and managers don’t seem to show good psychological well-being and job satisfaction, which suggests that they have not developed strategies to cope with the higher stress levels as what Germans have achieved. When we look at the stress coping methods, there is some indication that British don’t use social support much more frequently to deal with job stress, as well as time management skills and involvement (distraction techniques).
Now taking in consideration British Company Aviva, which is India as a partner with Dabur. Aviva has various training and development policies which reflect their management style: As they believe people is a source of competitive advantage. The company is investing in its employees' training and development, building their capabilities to meet the business plans and provide internal management succession. Aviva believes that effective training and development will help the company to attract and retain high quality people, support them in reaching their potential and building the capabilities necessary to succeed in a changing and challenging environment. The senior management of Aviva is regarded as a corporate resource. The Group therefore has an interest in and influence on the development of Senior Management Groups. In their subsidiaries for example ethnocentric approach is followed as they practice same policy and value as it is in their Head quarter, also their Managing Director is an expatriate and his name is Bert Paterson.
But according to some British management is...