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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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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