Course Content
OVERVIEW OF MANAGEMENT
Definition and importance of management Functions of management Managerial roles Evolution of management thought Types of management environment
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PLANNING FUNCTION
Meaning and importance of planning Principles of planning Purpose of planning Types of plans Planning tools Process of planning Planning challenges Making plans effective Management by objectives
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ORGANIZING FUNCTION
Meaning and Importance of Organizing Structure and Designs of Organizations Principles of Organizing Process of Organizing Delegation Coordination Centralization and Decentralization Informal Organizations
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STAFFING FUNCTION
Meaning and Importance of Staffing Human Resource Planning Recruitment and Selection Training and Development Performance Management Reward Management Separation
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DIRECTING FUNCTION
Meaning and Importance of Directing Leadership Motivation Communication Group Dynamics Conflict Management
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CONTROLLING FUNCTION
Meaning and Importance of Controlling Elements of Control Characteristics of Effective Controls Control Process Role of Control in an Organization Tools of Controlling
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STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
Overview of Strategic Management SWOT Analysis Strategy Formulation Strategy Implementation Strategy Evaluation
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EMERGING ISSUES AND TRENDS
Organization Culture Ethics and Social Responsibility Managing Innovation and Change Diversity and Inclusion Corporate Governance Globalization
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Principles and Practices of Management
About Lesson

Meaning of organizing 

Organizing is defined as the process of groping activities and resources in a logical and appropriate fashion. In the study of management, organizing can therefore be regarded as a process of management concerned with change or growth of structure. It involves shaping the organization as it grows changes or shrinks.

Importance of organizing 

According to Allen, sound organization can contribute to the success of an enterprise in the following ways;

  1. Facilitate administration. Sound organization contributes to effective management. It enables smooth operation of the enterprise by providing a framework within which management can perform the functions of planning, directing, controlling, etc.
  2. Makes growth and development and diversification possible. Growth and diversification become possible due to systematic division of work and consistent delegation of authority.  An ideal organization would provide the flexibility and strength necessary for meeting new demands.
  3. Permits optimum use of resources. A sound organization helps in the optimum utilization of technological innovations and human resources. It avoids duplication of work and overlapping of efforts. Optimum use of technological improvements can be made through a sound structure manned with efficient employees.
  4. Encourages good human relations. In a sound organization, every individual is assigned the job for which he is best suited. The assignment of right jobs to right persons improves job satisfaction and interpersonal relations
  5. Stimulates initiative and creativity. A well-designed organization demands creative effort, encourages innovation and permits extensive delegation and decentralization. A sound organization also helps in the continuity of the firm by providing scope for the training and development of executives.
  6. Facilitates coordination. Organization is an important means of unifying and integrating individual efforts. It helps in putting balanced emphasis on different activities and in establishing effective relationships between the different departments or divisions of the enterprise. It also provides efficient channels for communication between different groups.
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