Learn about the four main functions of management: planning, leading, organizing and control.
Four Key Functions Managers have to deal with multiple different forces that pull and push their businesses and companies in any number of directions. In many ways, it's like working in an obstacle course. There are obstacles you have to deal with, new things that you might not have ever seen before and challenges that will come up that will test your abilities.Edit Remove Move
The major functions that a manager completes can be categorized into four different functions known as planning, organizing, leading, and controlling.Edit Remove Move
Brief video clip discussing planning as a function of managementEdit Remove Move
This lesson teaches you about leading as a function of management by examining the surprising similarities between two very different leadership scenarios: leadership at war and leadership in the workplace.Edit Remove Move
In this lesson, we will explore the role of controlling as a function of management and its use of various control mechanisms to reach organizational goals.Edit Remove Move
This lesson will focus on the second managerial function, known as organizing. The organizing function is carried out once a plan, or an outline for how to achieve some organizational goal, is in place. Many believe organizing is the most critical of managerial functions because of its ability to help or hinder an organizational plan and thus profoundly affect organizational success.Edit Remove Move