Function of Managers : Organizational Effectiveness and Change -

Friday, July 4, 2014

Function of Managers : Organizational Effectiveness and Change

There are five functions of managers:

Planning- Planning consists selecting missions and objectives and the action to achieve them it requires decision making, that choosing future courses of action from among alternatives.

Organizing- Organizing consits establishing an intentional structure of roles for people to fill in an organization. The objective of an organization structure is to build an environment helpful for human performance.

Staffing-Staffing consists filling and keeping filled, the positions in the organization. This is done by identifying the work force requirement inventorying the people available andrecruiting, selecting, placing, promoting, appraising, planning the careers, compensating and training.

Leading/Directing-A manager needs to do more than just plan, organize, and staff her team to achieve a goal. She must also lead. Leading involves motivating, communicating, guiding, and encouraging. It requires the manager to coach, assist, and problem solve with employees.

Controlling-Manager needs to continuously monitor results against objectives and take any corrective actions. It consits evaluating performance against goals and plans. In short controlling facilitates the oaccomplishment of plans.

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