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Controlling Function of Management: Negatives & Positives

1) What is the controlling function of management?
2) Why does the controlling function of management have a negative connotation?
3) How can you change to show employees the control function is a benefit to them as well as the organization?

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The controlling function of management includes making sure employees are assigned tasks, that these tasks are completed correctly in a timely fashion, and that progress is continually made. In order to be effective, standards must be clear, and followed throughout the line of command, including and starting with top management. Performance must be reviewed on a regular, timely basis and objectives adjusted based on changes in ...

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This solution outlines the controlling function of management and discusses why it has a negative connotation. It also discusses how you can show employees the control function is a benefit to them as well as the organization. It gives examples to illustrate the solution.

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