Functions of Management

Essay by laquantaUniversity, Bachelor'sA-, April 2006

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Planning is important at all levels of management. Planning is a fundamental of one of the four functions of management. Planning is specifying the goals to be achieved and deciding in advance for the appropriate actions needed to achieve any goal. The planning function provides the goals and standards that drive the controlling function. If one does not make plans everything will seem to go wrong and that person will wander around and will be lost for words when it is time for meetings and other important events. Planning is to provide high quality teaching and learning opportunities in all its discipline areas. Planning that I use in my organization is with a calendar. Without the calendar I would forget what I am suppose to do or what I need to do. With planning you have to have a vision, missions, objectives, and goals.

Organizing is also a fundamental that is another function of management.

Organizing is assembling and coordinating the human, financial, physical, informational, and other resources needed to achieve goals. Organization needs to be used in everyday life. Organizational has two structures differentiation and integration. With organization you have to have unity, control, principle, and line and staff authority. Organization that I use in my organization it has plays a very big part. Without organization I will be behind on all of my work and all of the invoices and the reports that I have to do will not get done and when they do get done they will probably be wrong. Organization should be in everyone's life without you cannot accomplish anything.

Leading is a fundamental function of management. Leading stimulates people to be high performers. In leading one needs to be sure that they are determined, dedicated to the job and make sure that they...