Ch 2: Function of Management Overview

About This Chapter

Give your employees an overview of management functions with this convenient professional development chapter. The chapter's short lessons and quizzes are designed to establish fundamental leadership skills in current/prospective managerial employees.

Function of Management Overview - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, your employees will study short and simple lessons that outline the basic functions of management. Taught by expert business instructors, this chapter helps employees learn or review decision-making steps, problem-solving methods for managers, leadership functions and more. The chapter includes short quizzes and an exam that reinforce the lesson topics. Assign the chapter to your employees at any time that fits their schedules, and have them submit questions to our experts if they need any extra help.

How It Helps

  • Builds awareness: The chapter helps employees become aware of essential management functions, decision-making steps and problem-solving methods
  • Provides helpful strategies: Our lessons offer useful techniques and strategies that can help managerial and supervisory employees become more effective at making decisions and solving problems
  • Boosts managerial skills: Employees who complete this chapter will be able to apply the chapter's concepts to become more effective leaders

Skills Covered

By the end of the chapter, your employees will be able to:

  • Discuss the functions of planning, organizing, leading and controlling in management
  • Explain the applications of the seven steps of decision making
  • Compare types of problem-solving methods that are used in supervision and management

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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