Chapter 1 - Chapter 1 Define management-The attainment of...

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Chapter 1 Define management- The attainment of organizational goals in an effective and efficient manner through planning, organizing, leading, and controlling organizational resources. The four management functions : 1) Planning- the management function concerned with defining goals for future organizational performance and deciding on the tasks and resource use needed to attain them. 2) Organizing- The management function concerned with assigning tasks, grouping tasks into departments, and allocating resources in departments. 3) Leading- the management function that involves the use of influence to motivate employees to achieve the organizations goals. 4) Controlling- the management function concerned with monitoring employees’ activities, keeping the organization on track toward its goals, and making corrections as needed. You should, at the minimum, be able to define, place in order, and identify each of these functions. Define
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course MGMT 371 taught by Professor Mackenzie during the Spring '09 term at South Carolina.

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