Q5 - Q5). Planning is charting the future course of action...

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Q5). “Planning is charting the future course of action at present” DO you agree? Discuss the advantages of planning as a management process. Ans : I fully agree with the statement “Planning is charting future course of action at present.” In designing an environment for the effective performance of individuals working together in groups, a manager’s most essential task is to see that everyone understands the group’s purposes and objectives and its methods of attaining them. If group effort is to be effective, people must know what they are expected to accomplish. This is the function of planning. It is the most basic of all the managerial functions. Planning involves selecting missions and objectives and actions to achieve them; it requires decision making, that is choosing from among alternative future courses of action. Plans thus provide a rational approach to pre-selected objectives. Planning also strongly implies managerial innovation. Planning bridges the gap from where we are to where we want to go. It makes it possible for
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