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Functions of Management-Nature Of Management

   Posted On :  17.05.2018 07:33 am

Among the various approaches to the study of management, the process approach has gained wider acceptance.

Functions of Management
 
 
Among the various approaches to the study of management, the process approach has gained wider acceptance. It is because this approach lays emphasis on what a manager does. A manager no matter his level in the organization performs several functions. There is no consensus among the management thinkers on the classification of management functions. The number of functions as well as the terminology used to describe them is not alike. Henry Fayol identifies five functions, viz., planning, organizing, commanding, co-coordinating and controlling. Newman and Summer recognize only four functions, namely – planning, organizing, staffing, and directing. Koontz and O’Donnel classify the functions into planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling. For the purpose of our study, we shall confine the discussion to the following five functions of management – planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling.

 

 

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