FACULTY OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT
PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT
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Table of contents
1.0 INTRODUCTION 2-3
2.0 TYPES OF MANAGERIAL ROLES 4
2.1 Analysis of Managerial Role 1 5-6
2.2 Analysis of Managerial Role 2 7-8
2.3 Analysis of Managerial Role 3 9-10
3.0 CONCLUSION 25
"Management is the art of getting things done through and with people in formally organised groups."("The Management Theory Jungle" by Harold Koontz.)
"To manage is to forecast and to plan, to organise, to command, to co-ordinate and to control."("Industrial and General Administration" by Henri Fayol.)
In short, management is an organizational process which includes strategically planning, setting; objectives, managing resources, deploying the human and financial assets needed to achieve objectives and results. Management functions are not limited to managers and supervisors.
Every member of the organization has some management and reporting functions as part of their job.
The management functions are divided into four categories namely; planning, organising, leading and controlling. Planning is to set the company's goals and deciding how best to achieve them. Organising on the other hand is to group the task accordingly and to make use of all resources effectively. In leading, it is to motivate and direct the subordinates to work together for the best interest of the organization. Thus, controlling enables and ensures that the organization achieves it goal by on-going monitoring and correction of the activities.
Nevertheless, with all the above functions, the reality is that most of the functions are interdependent. Therefore, all are equally important in an organisation. As observed by 'Prof Henry Mintzberg, who carried out a detailed analysis of managers by walking...