Functions of Management
University of Phoenix
January 23, 2011
Functions of Management Paper
In order to maintain a good company you have to have a good management team that will look after what is in the company’s best interest. Uniquely enough the functions of management describes manager’s jobs. The four functions include Planning, Organization, Leading and controlling. The functions of management define the specific process of management as distinct from Marketing, finance, accounting, and other business functions. Each function is implemented to a business by the management team and how the management team implements these four fundamental ...view middle of the document...
Organizing is a major part in business strategy in developing and building a dynamic company. In this function the company is allocating and coordinating resources to accomplish the company’s goals and objectives. When the company has a specific outcome they want to achieve in a certain amount of time the company will start organizing their thoughts and form the objective for the goal at hand. Organizing involves creating charts to identify functions of the business, to establish relationships, and develop departments who can handle all administration duties. An effective manager will use all resources and build an organization that is flexible and adaptable, especially in response to the needs of the customers. An effective management team will implement the most efficient methods into the organization of the company and view the staff and the employees of the business as their most valuable resources and will implement innovative ideas of their employees next to customer opinion. Organizing defines the well planned goals into an integrated system assigning them to employees and implement commands to coordinate the work. This is done by organizing the plan made and prioritizing the steps to recognize what should be done in subsequent steps throughout the process structure.
Leading is implementing direction and influencing the employee to follow that direction. This function involves the manager’s effort to influence high performance by their employees. Leading is motivating their employees to accomplish a goal, by setting short term and long...