The Roles of Management in an Organization Essay
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This essay will include a study of Henri Fayol's five key managerial elements in order to display whether it is essential to plan, organize, direct and control followed by practical examples drawn from the highlighted case …show more content…
The fifth and final of Fayol's five elements is controlling which logically checks the other four elements are performing correctly.
Fayol states that controlling "consists of the ongoing, routine verification of plan implementation, instructions issued and principles". Controlling applies to all processes and its purpose is to identify weaknesses and problems that can be rectified and to prevent recurrences. Fayol believes that organisations should be
"cautious against infiltration of control" such as duality of command. Fayol also stresses the need for independent, objective and impartial inspection. Pugh and Hickson believe that " to be effective, control must operate quickly and there must be a system of sanctions. The best way to ensure this is to separate all functions concerned with inspection from operation departments whose work they inspect".
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