The Importance of Planning and Control in an Organisation

The Importance of Planning and Control in an Organisation

Planning is the most basic of all management functions and it provides the framework on which the rest of the managerial functions are implemented. It is the process of deciding in advance what is to be done, when, where, how and who is to do it. In essence, it involves determining specific objectives as well as devising strategies, policies, programmes, and procedures for achieving them. Formulating objective is for most a among management responsibilities. Policies, procures, method and performance standards are derived from objectives. As a manager carries out this functions, he continue to look ahead to plan, revice ideas and choose alternatives when necessary. [Read more…]