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Management Controls

Explain the types of control and use real world examples to explain when each is primarily used.

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Management can implement controls before an activity commences, while the activity is going on, or after the activity has been completed. The three respective types of control based on timing are feed forward, concurrent, and feedback.

Feed forward Control: The focus is on the control of inputs (human, material, and financial resources that flow into the organization) to ensure that they meet the standards necessary for the transformation process. Feed forward controls are desirable because they allow management to prevent problems rather ...

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