Bill Davis, MA, CM, core faculty and program chair for the online degree programs in the Forbes School of Business & Technology at The University of Arizona Global Campus, shares his key management principles.
According to Steve Jobs, “Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple.” By understanding and learning to apply these universal principles, you are more likely to excel as a manager in any organization. Here’s what you will learn from reading this blog:
Principle No. 1: The Functions of Management
While managers often view their work as task or supervisory in orientation, this view is an illusion.
At the most fundamental level, management is a discipline that consists of a set of five general functions: planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling. These five functions are part of a body of practices and theories on how