Good leaders are also able to develop talent and identify those ready for

Good leaders are also able to develop talent and

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Good leaders are also able to develop talent and identify those ready for promotions (Leonard, 2019). lists the functions of staffing as manpower planning; recruitment, selection, and placement; training and development; salary and wages; performance, and promotions or transfers (Anastasia, 2017). Staffing is essential because a successful company must have the manpower to handle business requirements but should not waste resources by being overstaffed. The next function important to business management is directing which is often defined as the leading function of management. Directing is “all about the day-to-day interaction between the management and the staff” (Anastasia, 2017). In this function, there is deep human interaction, with the manager meeting with their staff, engaging them to find out how tasks are going and motivating them. Through directing, Leonard (2019) says that bosses tell people what to do, but leaders motivate them to contribute in meaningful ways. This function has very strong connections to leadership and inspiring others to work toward a common goal. Different ways to carry out the directing function include supervision, communication, motivation and
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UNIT 1 ESSAY 4 leadership (Anastasia, 2017). Communication is a very important part of directing, as communication helps develop trust among team members and ensures everyone knows all aspects of their roles and expectations. Controlling is the final important function of effective business management.
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  • Spring '11
  • Mr.Davis
  • Management, Anastasia, Kimberlee Leonard

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