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Ch 10: Organizational Control in Business

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These lessons provide information about organizational control in business. Find out about techniques and types of managerial control, the four-step process control system, and more.

Organizational Control in Business - Chapter Summary

This chapter is about organizational control in business. See how internal control systems are impacted by technology, the characteristics and implications of clan control, and how management by objective works. The lessons will discuss such material as:

  • Feedforward, concurrent and feedback organizational controls
  • Financial controls
  • Budget controls
  • Top-down, bottom-up, zero-based and flexible budgeting
  • Examples and disadvantages of bureaucratic leadership

Lessons are short, engaging text and videos, each with an accompanying multiple-choice quiz for assessing your understanding of the material presented. Videos average 5-10 minutes in length, come with a video transcript and also have a timeline tool you can use to quickly locate any portion of the video that you want to replay.

9 Lessons in Chapter 10: Organizational Control in Business
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Organizational Controls: Feedforward, Concurrent & Feedback

1. 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.

Technology's Impact on the Internal Control System

2. Technology's Impact on the Internal Control System

Almost every day, you hear about new advances in technology. Do you ever wonder how this new technology affects the business world? In this lesson, we are going to discuss how technology impacts internal control.

Control System: The Four-Step Process

3. Control System: The Four-Step Process

To keep working toward your company goals, you will want to make sure you can measure and evaluate your progress. This lesson will discuss the four-step process to making sure your company stays on track!

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.

Managerial Control: Definition, Techniques & Types

6. Managerial Control: Definition, Techniques & Types

In this lesson, you will learn about the concept of managerial control, what it is, its types and its techniques. You'll also have an opportunity to reinforce your knowledge with a short quiz after the lesson.

What Is Management by Objective? - Defining the MBO Process

7. What Is Management by Objective? - Defining the MBO Process

Management by objective (MBO) changed the way many companies worked and functioned. With MBO, employees' input was sought out and used to help develop the goals and objectives for the organization.

What Is Bureaucratic Leadership? - Definition, Examples & Disadvantages

8. What Is Bureaucratic Leadership? - Definition, Examples & Disadvantages

Bureaucratic leadership is one of the most prevalent forms of management today. In this lesson, you'll learn the key concepts of bureaucratic leadership and be provided with some examples of it. You'll also discover some of its disadvantages.

Clan Control: Definition, Characteristics & Workplace Implications

9. Clan Control: Definition, Characteristics & Workplace Implications

Clan control allows an organization to base its culture on values and beliefs, and to operate like a family. In this lesson, we will discuss what clan control is as well as other business organization techniques such as hierarchy, market, and adhocracy.

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