Ch 8: Functions & Types of Business Management

About This Chapter

Improve your understanding of business management functions with this convenient online study guide chapter. The chapter's bite-sized lessons and quizzes can help you study for business exams or develop your professional skill set.

Functions & Types of Business Management - Chapter Summary

For an overview of essential business management types and their respective functions, work through these simple and expertly taught video lessons. The chapter explains the purposes of planning, organizing, leading and controlling in management, and you can expect to improve your basic knowledge of sales, operations, marketing and data management. When you're finished with the chapter, you should be equipped to:

  • Discuss management's four primary functions
  • Define the fundamentals of operations management
  • Compare the functions of marketing management and sales management
  • Recognize effective data management tools

To reinforce the information you study, take the chapter's short self-assessment quizzes. You can revisit the lessons as many times as needed, and you can even submit questions to our business experts if you need any extra help with the material. These resources can be accessed around-the-clock on any computer or mobile device.

5 Lessons in Chapter 8: Functions & Types of Business Management
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Four Functions of Management: Planning, Organizing, Leading & Controlling

1. Four Functions of Management: Planning, Organizing, Leading & Controlling

A person who holds a management position inside an organization is required to think strategically and conceptually in order to achieve organizational goals. This lesson will describe the four functions of management and how they relate to organizational success.

Operations Management: Definition & Fundamentals

2. Operations Management: Definition & Fundamentals

This lesson will introduce and define operations management. We will review how operations management helps a company achieve its business goals through managing four key aspects of operations.

Sales Management: Definition & Function

3. Sales Management: Definition & Function

A thriving business needs competent sales management to meet revenue and sales goals. Also, sales managers must ensure that the sales team is appropriately supported. Use the four keys in this lesson to improve your sales management skills.

The Functions of Marketing Management

4. The Functions of Marketing Management

A good marketing manager knows the importance of having a well thought out marketing plan. Learn why in this video lesson and see how a good marketing management team calculates the effectiveness of their marketing plan.

What is Data Management? - Definition & Tools

5. What is Data Management? - Definition & Tools

Data management encompasses the ways in which data is stored and shared by an organization. The tools used to carry out data management are defined in this lesson.

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