MAN3301-Final Exam 1

MAN3301-Final Exam 1 - Windy Pierre Human Resources...

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Windy Pierre Human Resources Management –MAN 3301 (BAS in Supervision in Management) 12/13/2010 Final Exam Management is a never ending process. There are five basic functions of the management process. Some of the functions are closer to associating with human resource management. In Management Excel, this standard definition is modified to align more closely with our teaching objectives and to communicate more clearly the content of the organizing function. Organizing is divided into organizing and staffing so that the importance of staffing in small businesses receives emphasis alongside organizing. In the management literature, directing and leading are used interchangeably. Planning is the ongoing process of developing the business' mission and objectives and determining how they will be accomplished. Planning includes both the broadest view of the organization, its mission, and the narrowest, a tactic for accomplishing a specific goal. Organizing is establishing the internal organizational structure of the organization. The focus is on division, coordination, and control of tasks and the flow of information within the organization. It is in this function that managers distribute authority to job holders. Staffing is filling and keeping filled with qualified people all positions in the business. Recruiting, hiring, training, evaluating and compensating are the specific activities included in the function. In the family business, staffing includes all paid and unpaid positions held by family members including the owner/operators. Directing is influencing people's behavior through motivation, communication, group dynamics,
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leadership and discipline. The purpose of directing is to channel the behavior of all personnel
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