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Management Meaning and Definition

Management Meaning & Definition

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Management Meaning and Definition

  1. 1. Educational Management
  2. 2. Definitions: The concept of management has been used in functional, human relations, leadership and decision making, productivity and integration sciences. Classified on the basis of their concept following are the important definition of management.
  3. 3. (1) Functional Concept: According to this concept management is what manager does. a. Lovis Allen : Management is what a manager does. (b) Henry Fayol: To manage is to forecast and plan to organize, to coordinate and to control.
  4. 4. (2) Human Relation Concept: According to this concept management is an art of getting things done through others. (a) J.D. Mooney and A.C. Railey: Management is the art of directing and inspiring people. (b) S. George: Management consists of getting things done through others. Manager is one who accomplishes the objective by directing the efforts of others.
  5. 5. (3) Leadership and Decision-Making Concept: According to this concept management is an art and science of decision-making and leadership. (a) Donald G. Clough: Management is the art and science of decision-making and leadership. (b) Ross Moore: Management means decision- making.
  6. 6. (4) Productivity Concept: According to this concept management is an art of increasing productivity. (a) F.W. Taylor: management is an art of knowing what you want to do in the best and cheapest way.
  7. 7. (5) Integration Concept: According to integration concept management is the coordinator of human and material resources. (a) Keith and Gubellni: Management is the force that integrates men and physical plant into an effective operative unit. (b) Robert L. Trewatja and M. Geve Newport: Management is the co-ordinate of the human and material resources essential in the effective and efficient attainment of objective.

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