Unity of Direction - objectives. Nature It is related to...

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Unity of Direction a. Fayol advocates one head one plan which means that there should be one plan for a group of activities having similar objectives. b. Related activities should be grouped together. There should be one plan of action for them and they should be under the charge of a particular manager. c. According to this principle, efforts of all the members of the organization should be directed towards common goal. d. Without unity of direction, unity of action cannot be achieved. e. In fact, unity of command is not possible without unity of direction. Basis Unity of command Unity of direction Meaning It implies that a sub-ordinate should receive orders & instructions from only one boss. It means one head, one plan for a group of activities having similar
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Unformatted text preview: objectives. Nature It is related to the functioning of personnels. It is related to the functioning of departments, or organization as a whole. Necessity It is necessary for fixing It is necessary for sound responsibility of each subordinates. organization. Advantage It avoids conflicts, confusion & chaos. It avoids duplication of efforts and wastage of resources. Result It leads to better superior sub-ordinate relationship. It leads to smooth running of the enterprise. Therefore it is obvious that they are different from each other but they are dependent on each other i.e. unity of direction is a pre-requisite for unity of command. But it does not automatically comes from the unity of direction....
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