Chapter 7 - Management

Nicholas Milligan

Describe the overall purpose of management

The overall purpose of management in keeping up with everything and everybody at the workplace. The name says itself. Managing the place.

List and define/discuss the four functions of management

Planning - Setting objectives
Organizing - Coordinating resources
Leading - Guiding people to do the work
Controlling - Setting standards

List and define the Managerial Structures

Line authority
Centralized Organization
Decentralized organization

Name six skills necessary for effective management

Being confident
Intelligent
Making logical decisions
Willing to negociate
Very relaxed
Being responsible

What are the advantages/disadvantages of being a manager?

Advantages - You can be the decision maker, you make the rules.
Disadvantages - It can be very stressful, it can also be very time consuming

Is a manger's job for you? Why?

No, I'd prefer to do my own things independently. I couldn't take the stress because I'm a very chill person.