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Using Kellogg Brown and Root (KBR) as the organization, please help me in 450-500 words address the following:

o Explain how internal and external factors affect the four functions of management (planning, organizing, leading, and controlling).
o Explain how the following factors affect the four functions of management. Be sure to include specific examples for each.

- Globalization

o Explain how managers can use delegation to manage the different factors and functions listed above.

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This solution discusses external and internal factors related to Kellogg Brown and Root (KBR).

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Affect of Internal/External Factors on Functions of Management

There are four main functions of management: planning, organizing, leading, and controlling that, when used appropriately can work together to contribute to the accomplishment of company's goals. Similar is the situation with Kellogg Brown and Root Inc., which is an American engineering and construction company (About KBR, 2010). Kellogg Brown and Root Company always try to manage its four functions of management with regard to the impact of external and internal factors.

Internal factors like needs of employees and associates, needs of organization and organization's available resources make a prominent impact on functions of management like planning (Ryall & Craig, 2003). In addition to this, external factors to which an organization does not have any much control like ...

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