The Organizing Function of Management in The United States Postal Service

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Organizing is often viewed as the process to collect and configure resources in order to implement plans in a very effective and efficient fashion. This function is often considered as one of the major functions of management; therefore there are a wide variety of topics in organizing. Some types of organizing required in a business organization are: organizing yourself, organizing a task, job or role, and organizing various groups of people.

A way of organizing yourself can be done in two ways: setting up office facilities and organizing yourself in a personal matter. When setting up the office facility you should think about the equipment to be used and designing the workplace, creating a comfortable and efficient work environment. Organizing yourself is basically organizing your office, activities, and organizing time management. Also organizing your "to do" list, paperwork, files, and others. When organizing a task, job or role remember to include an employee performance planning.

This process ensures ongoing effective organizing. Also remember to organize time management, which is very important in order to use every second the best way possible. By organizing various groups of people we are including committees, whether the board of directors of committees in general, teams, and meetings.

The agency I work for is The United States Postal Service, which is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States government responsible for providing postal services in the United States. We also offer the service of sending international mail. The station I'm currently working is at Penuelas, Puerto Rico. It is a small station but we give all types of services, whether domestic mailing or international mail, except the services of passports. This agency like all federal agencies have very good benefits that includes healthcare plans, retirement, annual leave, sick leave, and...