Explain how the management practices of planning, leading, organizing, staffing, and controlling are implemented in your workplace. If you are not currently working, you may use a previous employer. You will analyze the application of these management concepts to your place of work; the paper will not be simply a report on the four functions in general. Include specific examples of how each of the functions is practiced in your place of work. Be sure to integrate vocabulary learned throughout this course and citations from the text to support your analysis. should be five to eight pages long and formatted using APA style guidelines
Management Principles and Practices: The Case of an Educational Institution
To Robbins and Coulter (2002), planning is a process that involves defining the organization's goals, establishing an overall strategy to achieve these goals, and developing a comprehensive set of plans to integrate and coordinate organizational work.
As applied to the educational institution where this reporter belongs, planning function starts with the formulation of the vision, mission, goals, and objectives (VMGO) of the university. This is followed by the formulation of specific goals and objectives on a per department level, and then the formulation of goals and objectives per program. All the specific goals and objective by department and by program are anchored on the VMGO of the university. To ensure attainment of the pre-determined goals and objectives, the administrators of the university that include the deans, principles, directors, and program coordinators design strategies, activities, and determine the corresponding resources that must be allocated for each activity.
Staffing is a managerial function that involves manning the organization structure through proper and effective selection, appraisal and development of the personnel to fill the roles assigned. Basically, it includes recruitment, selection, development, and compensation of subordinates ...
Management for organizations are examined.