Week 4 Assignment_The Four Functions of Management

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Axia College Material Appendix C The Four Functions of Management Description of Event Describe a time when you were tasked with management, such as in the workplace, at home, or coordinating a party. An event in which I managed was a Halloween party that I held at my home one year. In the table below, categorize your actions during the event under each of the four functions of management. Planning Organizing I started by getting the word out that I was going to be having a party. Once people received their invite then I was able to determine around how many people will be attending. This gave me a general idea as to how much food and drinks were needed. I had to organize several things for this party. First I had to make sure that the music/DJ was in place and secure because what’s a party without the music, and then went on to food and games. I called a local bar and reserved a keg. I also made sure we had at least two people that were not
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Unformatted text preview: going to drink so they could be designated drivers; this ensured that anyone attending my party and drinking they got home safely. Leading Controlling My girlfriend and I was the host of the party for the entire night. We made sure that there was enough food and drinks for everyone and all snack bowls stayed replenished throughout the night. Once everyone arrived at the party I made an announcement that everyone needs to respect my house and not to get out of control. Another way I kept control of everyone was by having a couple friends monitor everyone when I was taking care of other things. I also paid a friend of mine that was an off duty police officer to guard the front entry door to assure that no one leaves the party intoxicated trying to drive home. He also made sure that if you BUS 210 were not invited you could not enter. This kept the party secure, safe and in control. BUS 210...
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This note was uploaded on 03/12/2012 for the course BUS 210 210 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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