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What is planning? Planning involves defining the organisation’s goals, establishing strategies, developing plans to integrate and coordinate work activities. Planning requires managers to be aware of the conditions of the environment their organisation is facing and the forecast future conditions. Managers also need to be good decision makers. Plans are there as an outline on how the goals of the organisation is going to be achieved. Usually it includes, resource allocations, schedules and other necessary actions. Managers plan to provide managerial and non-managerial employees of the organisation. With plans, employees are able to coordinate their work activities, cooperate and work with each other, and do whatever means necessary to achieve the goals. Planning reduces uncertainty as it forces managers to think ahead, anticipate change, and the impact of the change. Managers are able to respond effectively to any issues. Planning also minimises waste and redundancy because work activities are
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