MANAGEMENT IS AN ARTOF GETTING THINGS DONETHROUGH OTHER PEOPLE ACCORDING TO MARY PARKER FOLLET
Art of management refers to creative skills and talent which people require to conduct certain activities effectively. Art is an inborn talent. However it can be refined through learning and practice. The art of management is a personal creative power plus skill in performance.
Science is a systematic body of knowledge which is universally accepted. ‘F W Taylor’ father of scientific management was perhaps the first person to consider management as a science.
It is a reservoir of fundamental truths and its findings apply safely in all situations. It should ensure predictable results. It should be varifiable
From the above study we can conclude that management is an science and art both. According to American Society of Mechanical Engineers .”Management is the art and science of preparing,organising and directing human efforts to control the forces and utilize the material of nature for the benefit of men”.
Management has got two faces like a coin: on one side it is art and on another side it is science. Management has got scientific principles which constitute the element of science and skill and talent which are the attributes of art.