seb323 week 4a MANAGING PEOPLE

seb323 week 4a MANAGING PEOPLE - SEB323 Managing Industrial...

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1 SEB323 Managing Industrial Organisations Week 4a Lecture 2 nd Semester 2007 School of Engineering and Information Technology Faculty of Science and Technology Waurn Ponds Campus Topic 2: Managing People in Organisations
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2 What is an Organisation ? > A collection of interdependent functions working together to achieve common goals What is Management ? > Management is the coordination of resources through ± Planning ± Organising ± Motivating ± and Controlling > Seek to achieve organisational goals and objectives effectively and efficiently
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3 The Four Major Functions of Management 1. Planning 2. Organising 3. Motivating (Leading) 4. Controlling PLANNING ORGANISING MOTIVATING CONTROLLING Planning > The most important management function > Planning is a continuous process ± Update and revise plans on a “rolling basis” • Strategic Plans • Operational Plans > Current purpose of the organisation (mission) > Intended future of the organisation (vision) > Goals and objectives > Foresee and consider future events and issues > Aim for efficiency and productivity of resource utilisation PLANNING ORGANISING MOTIVATING CONTROLLING
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2008 for the course SEB SEB323 taught by Professor Cavenett during the Spring '08 term at A.T. Still University.

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