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Running head: THE FOUR FUNCTIONS OF MANAGEMENT 1 The Four Functions of Management NAME MGT 330 / Management: Theory, Practice, and Application November 15, 2010 Alecia Cummings
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INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT: THE FOUR FUNCTIONS OF 2 The Four Functions of Management Managers hold a key role in the success of a business. Part of this role is to follow the four functions of management. “In the business world today, the great executives not only adapt to changing conditions but also apply—fanatically, rigorously, consistently, and with discipline —the fundamental management principles. These fundamentals include the four traditional functions of management: planning, organizing, leading, and controlling“ (Bateman & Snell, 2009, p. 19). A manager must know how to organize and implement these functions in order to reach the company’s goals. Whether a person is managing a restaurant or an office, all managers have similar tasks, which is why any manager can apply the four functions of management. A manager should have a vision and know how to set goals and plan a strategy to complete those objectives. A manager must be able to organize his or her employees such as work schedules and shifts as well as organize the company’s resources so that employees have the necessary resources to do their job. A manager should be able to lead its employees as well as guide and help them meet their goals. A manager should also have control of its business by monitoring its company’s performance so that goals are met. I think each function is equally important because they cannot function without the other,
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