The Importance of Effective Management<br />Image: jscreationzs / FreeDigitalPhotos.net<br />
Effective Management<br />More than just “managing” employees<br />Qualified managers have four specific skills in common that put them ahead of the pack:<br />Planning<br />Organizing<br />Leading<br />Controlling<br />
What is Management?<br />The planning, organizing, leading, and controlling of human and other resources to achieve organizational goals effectively and efficiently<br />
How do these skills make management effective?<br />Image: jscreationzs / FreeDigitalPhotos.net<br />
Planning<br />Definition: Process of identifying and selecting appropriate organizational goals and courses of action<br />Image: jscreationzs / FreeDigitalPhotos.net<br />
Steps in the Planning Process<br />What goals does the organization want to accomplish?<br />What action to take to achieve these goals?<br />Who will be used to achieve these goals?<br />
Organizing<br />Definition: Task managers perform to create a structure of working relationships that allow organizational members to interact and cooperate to achieve organizational goals<br />
Organizing<br />Finding people with specific skills sets, and grouping them to perform certain tasks<br />Assigning authoritative positions and distributing different responsibilities<br />Decide where resources will be distributed<br />
Leading<br />Definition: Creating a clear organizational vision for its members to accomplish, and energize and enable employees so that everyone understands the part they play in achieving organizational goals<br />
Leading<br />Leadership involves using your personality, influence, persuasion, and communication skills together to help influence employees<br />The outcome you want out of leadership is highly motivated and committed employees<br />
Controlling <br />Definition: When managers need to evaluate how well an organization has achieved its goals and to take any corrective actions needed to maintain or improve performance<br />Image: jscreationzs / FreeDigitalPhotos.net<br />
Controlling<br />The outcome you want from controlling is to see performance and be able to regulate ineffectiveness when it arises. Problems will happen but that’s why you make plans to begin with. <br />
Conclusion<br />All four skills coincide together to make a successful process for effective management. <br />
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