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Ch 14: Controlling in Organizations: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Controlling in Organizations chapter of this Introduction to Management Help and Review course is the simplest way to master organizational controls. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of controlling in organizations.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help understanding controlling in organizations will benefit from taking this course. You will be able to grasp the subject matter faster, retain critical knowledge longer and earn better grades. You're in the right place if you:

  • Have fallen behind in understanding the purposes of budgetary, fiscal, human resources and marketing controls.
  • Need an efficient way to learn about controlling in organizations.
  • Learn best with engaging auditory and visual tools.
  • Struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD.
  • Experience difficulty understanding your teachers.
  • Missed class time and need to catch up.
  • Can't access extra management learning resources at school.

How it works:

  • Start at the beginning, or identify the topics that you need help with.
  • Watch and learn from fun videos, reviewing as needed.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Submit questions to one of our instructors for personalized support if you need extra help.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Controlling in Organizations chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Controlling in Organizations chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any relevant question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

In this chapter, you'll learn the answers to questions including:

  • What role do control mechanisms play in management?
  • What are the different types of organizational controls?
  • How do budgetary and financial controls work in organizations?
  • How do human resources controls function in organizations?
  • What roles do marketing controls play in an organization?
  • How do computers and information controls relate to behavioral and performance limitations?

8 Lessons in Chapter 14: Controlling in Organizations: Help and Review
Controlling as a Function of Management

1. Controlling as a Function of Management

In this lesson, we will explore the role of controlling as a function of management and its use of various control mechanisms to reach organizational goals.

Organizational Controls: Feedforward, Concurrent & Feedback

2. Organizational Controls: Feedforward, Concurrent & Feedback

In the business world, organizations constantly need to ensure that they're meeting the goals they've set for themselves. That's where the three types of organizational controls come in. Watch this lesson to learn about feedforward, concurrent and feedback controls.

Financial Controls in Organizations

3. Financial Controls in Organizations

Organizations have to deal with a lot of money. How do they keep it all straight? In this lesson, we're going to explore the concept of financial controls and see how these can be used to help organizations manage their resources.

Budget Controls: Top-Down, Bottom-Up, Zero-Based & Flexible Budgeting

4. Budget Controls: Top-Down, Bottom-Up, Zero-Based & Flexible Budgeting

In this lesson, we will explain the purpose of budget controls and explore several key related concepts including top-down budgeting, bottom-up budgeting, zero-based budgeting and flexible budgeting.

Marketing Controls: Market Research, Test Marketing & Marketing Statistics

5. Marketing Controls: Market Research, Test Marketing & Marketing Statistics

In this lesson, we will explain the purpose of marketing controls and explore related concepts, such as market research, test marketing, and marketing statistics.

Human Resource Controls: Appraisals, Discipline, Observations & Training

6. Human Resource Controls: Appraisals, Discipline, Observations & Training

This lesson will explain various human resource controls, including employee appraisals, discipline, observations and types of training as part of the management process.

Computers and Information Controls in Organizations

7. Computers and Information Controls in Organizations

In this lesson, we will explore computer and information controls in organizations related to performance limitations, behavioral limitations, and health risks.

What Is Situational Leadership? - Theories, Styles & Definition

8. What Is Situational Leadership? - Theories, Styles & Definition

Situational leadership is a theory developed in 1969 by Paul Hersey and Ken Blanchard. In this lesson, you will learn what situational leadership is, the different leadership styles under the theory, and be provided some examples. A short quiz will follow the lesson.

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