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Module 5 Module 5 Plans and Planning Plans and Planning Techniques Techniques
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Module 5 How and why do managers plan? What types of plans do manager use? What are some useful planning tools?
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5.1 How and Why Managers Plan Planning is one of the four functions of management. Planning sets objectives and identifies how to achieve them. Planning improves focus and action orientation. Planning improves coordination and control. Planning improves time management.
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HOW AND WHY MANAGERS PLAN The Planning Function Planning sets objectives and identifies how to achieve them.
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HOW AND WHY MANAGERS PLAN Planning Steps
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HOW AND WHY MANAGERS PLAN Reasons for Planning Good planning makes us: Action oriented—keeping a results-driven sense of direction Priority oriented—making sure the most important things get first attention Advantage oriented—ensuring that all re- sources are used to best advantage Change oriented—anticipating problems and opportunities so they can be best dealt with
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2011 for the course MGT 3315 taught by Professor Waner during the Spring '11 term at UCM.

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