MGT 601: The Functions of Modern Management
Dr. Alan Swank
Even though there is no such thing as the one right organization. There are only organizations, each of which has distinct strengths, distinct limitations and specific applications. A company’s goals and its plans to achieve them dictate its activities because when managers group tasks that are similar in terms of tasks, processes, or skills, they are grouping them by the principle of functional similarity, or similarity of activity. An advantage of work specialization is that work can be performed more efficiently if employees are allowed to specialize, and managers ask what work activities are necessary to accomplish these goals.
Organizing Process According to Plunkett, Allen, & Attner (2013) Management: Meeting and Exceeding Customer Expectations. The sorting out procedure obliges directors to draw on and incorporate various major hierarchical ideas. To compose successfully, pioneers/administrators need to ace ideas, including management, power, assignment, compass of control, and centralization decentralization (p.207). In most all organizations leadership skills are what a company relies on especially from the management group. In an organization there are five steps that would categorize how most organizations would develop a process. They are reviewing plans and goals, Determining work activity, classifying and grouping activities, Assigning work and delegating authority, and designing a hierarchy of relationship. The five step organizing process is broken down and explained in further detail by the text. Plunkett, Allen, & Attner (2013) Management: Meeting and Exceeding Customer Expectations breaks down each individual step and explains in further detail how they affect each other. First step is reviewing plans and goals which must be set in place to achieve success in daily activity. For example, the business will keep on looking for a benefit, and it will keep on utilizing individuals and different assets. In time and with new plans, be that as it may, the courses in which it does fundamental exercises will change. The organization may make new divisions; it may give old ones extra obligations; a few offices may stop to exist. New connections between gatherings of chiefs may initiate existence too. Arranging will make the new structure and connections and change the current ones (p.200). Second step determining work activities, the mangers take into consideration what jobs are vital to accomplish the goals set by the planning process. Making a rundown of errands to be achieved starts with distinguishing progressing assignments and finishes with considering the undertakings novel to this business. Enlisting, preparing, and record keeping are a piece of the consistent routine for maintaining any business (p.200). Managers then have to specify specialized or divisions of labor when assigning specific tasks. According to Munch & Skaksen (2009), Specialization, outsourcing, and wages. The impact of outsourcing, to be specific specialization picks up that may emerge as a consequence of an increment in the division of work crosswise over firms. Universal outsourcing may offer ascent to two sorts of impacts: a near point of interest impact and a division of work impact. The relative point of interest impact is because of specialization increases coming about because of misuse of variable blessing contrasts crosswise over nations, and this relates to the conventional impact. The division of work impact emerges if the level of outsourcing inside of an industry influences the division of work crosswise over firms (p.58). There are various advantages and disadvantages when recognizing the specialization of labor. An advantage of would be work can be performed all the more proficiently if workers are permitted to specialize. Also, in light of the fact that representatives are