Ch 18: Control as a Function of Management

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In this chapter we'll review control as a function of management. These short video lessons are a great review tool that will allow you to learn at your own pace while receiving a professional quality overview of the topic.

Control as a Function of Management - Chapter Summary

The Control as a Function of Management chapter will help you review the various principles that make for effective managerial control. We'll cover topics like financial and organizational control as well other topics. By the end of this chapter you'll be able to:

  • Explain the functional structure of an organization and analyze its advantages and disadvantages
  • Understand methods of control as a function of management
  • Identify the different types of organizational controls
  • Utilize financial controls in organizations
  • Identify different methods of budget control including top-down and zero-based techniques

You'll learn everything you need to know about control as a function of management for your exam. Expert instructors will walk you through this professional quality curriculum. Furthermore, our video-players are equipped with accurate transcripts and useful video tags that make it easier than ever to learn at your own pace and navigate through a lesson. At the end of each lesson is a self-assessment quiz which you can use to test your knowledge.

5 Lessons in Chapter 18: Control as a Function of Management
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Functional Structure of an Organization: Advantages, Disadvantages & Example

1. Functional Structure of an Organization: Advantages, Disadvantages & Example

A functional organizational structure is one of several reporting structures a company could implement. Read on to learn why a company might implement a functional structure and the advantages and disadvantages for both company and staff.

Controlling as a Function of Management

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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