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1 Chapter 7 Business Management Section 7.1 Management Functions

2 Read to Learn Describe the overall purpose of management. Discuss the four functions of management.

3 Introduction to Management If a firm has employees, then some type of management is necessary. management the process or functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling

4 Graphic Organizer Management Responsibilities Focusing on Goals Meeting Goals Efficiently Profit Made

5 The Four Functions of Management The four functions of management are: 1.Planning 2.Organizing 3.Leading 4.Controlling Some managers may primarily focus on one or two of these functions.

6 The Four Functions of Management A challenge for many managers is dealing with multiple objectives, each at a different functional level. Communicating with employees at all times helps assure that objectives are met.

7 Planning Planning involves figuring out the resources that are needed and the standards that must be met. planning the act or process of creating goals and objectives as well as strategies to meet them

8 Organizing and Staffing A manager is responsible for organizing people, work processes, and equipment. organizing getting the resources arranged in an orderly and functional way to accomplish goals and objectives

9 Organizing and Staffing A small firm may have only one top-level manager. top-level manager a manager who is responsible for setting goals and planning for the future as well as leading and controlling the work of others

10 Organizing and Staffing Middle managers are often responsible for various departments in a business. middle manager a manager who carries out the decisions of top managers

11 Organizing and Staffing Supervisors, office managers, and crew leaders are types of operational managers. operational manager a manager who is responsible for the daily operations of a business

12 Organizing and Staffing A manager may be involved in creating an organizational chart. organizational chart a chart that shows how the firm is structured and who is in charge of whom

13 Organizational Chart Top-Level Manager Middle Manager Operational Manager Middle Manager Operational Manager

14 Organizational Chart for Keepsake Gifts Dawna Kemper is the president There are 3 Managers: Cindy Halowksi – warehouse Lara Sighn – retail store Bob Kemper - online store 3 Retail Sales Associates A Webmaster Online Sales Associate Two Warehouse Workers

15 Organizational Chart for Keepsake Gifts Dawna Kemper is the president There are 3 Managers: Cindy Halowksi – warehouse Lara Sighn – retail store Bob Kemper - online store 3 Retail Sales Associates A Webmaster Online Sales Associate Two Warehouse Workers Dawna Kemper

16 Organizational Chart for Keepsake Gifts Dawna Kemper is the president There are 3 Managers: Cindy Halowksi – warehouse Lara Sighn – retail store Bob Kemper - online store 3 Retail Sales Associates A Webmaster Online Sales Associate Two Warehouse Workers Dawna Kemper Cindy Halowski Warehouse Lara Sighn Retail Store Bob Kemper Online Store

17 Organizational Chart for Keepsake Gifts Dawna Kemper is the president There are 3 Managers: Cindy Halowksi – warehouse Lara Sighn – retail store Bob Kemper - online store 3 Retail Sales Associates A Webmaster Online Sales Associate Two Warehouse Workers Dawna Kemper Cindy Halowski Warehouse Lara Sighn Retail Store Sales Associate Bob Kemper Online Store

18 Organizational Chart for Keepsake Gifts Dawna Kemper is the president There are 3 Managers: Cindy Halowksi – warehouse Lara Sighn – retail store Bob Kemper - online store 3 Retail Sales Associates A Webmaster Online Sales Associate Two Warehouse Workers Dawna Kemper Cindy Halowski Warehouse Lara Sighn Retail Store Sales Associate Bob Kemper Online Store Web Master

19 Organizational Chart for Keepsake Gifts Dawna Kemper is the president There are 3 Managers: Cindy Halowksi – warehouse Lara Sighn – retail store Bob Kemper - online store 3 Retail Sales Associates A Webmaster Online Sales Associate Two Warehouse Workers Dawna Kemper Cindy Halowski Warehouse Warehouse Worker Lara Sighn Retail Store Sales Associate Bob Kemper Online Store Web Master

20 Leading Leading involves: Setting standards Delegating work Enforcing policies Resolving conflicts leading providing direction and vision

21 Graphic Organizer Showing Respect Showing Honesty Showing Loyalty Showing Courtesy Showing a Strong Work Ethic Showing Motivation Showing Initiative Showing Cooperation Showing Punctuality How Good Managers Lead by Example

22 Controlling Controlling involves several tasks, including monitoring customer satisfaction. controlling keeping the company on track and making sure goals are met

23 Graphic Organizer Keeping track of budgets Controlling Keeping track of schedules Monitoring the quality of products or services Monitoring and reviewing employee performance Taking corrective action when goals are not met Monitoring customer satisfaction

24 Incentive Plans Some companies try to motivate employees with incentives such as on-site child care and bonuses.

25 You and your friend, Jeremiah, were helping your little brother figure out how to make molded cars from melted crayons using a kit you gave him. You decide to sell the cars at a local toy shop. Jeremiah wants to be a partner in your business. Decision Making Since Jeremiah was involved in the initial experiment, do you have an obligation to make him a partner? What about your little brother?

26 Answer Students might suggest that both Jeremiah’s and the little brother’s input into the process of making the cars should be rewarded in some way, especially if their ideas result in sales and profits. Having partners can help an entrepreneur launch and grow a business. However, disagreement among partners can sometimes present significant roadblocks to success.

27 1.What is management? The aspect of business that involves planning, organizing, leading, and controlling.

28 2.What are three levels of management? top, middle, and operational

29 3.Which of the three levels is most involved in the day-to-day supervision of employees? operational management

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