Mgt 330 Final Essay

1591 Words Nov 30th, 2012 7 Pages
The Five Functions of Effective Management
Lolita Davis
MGT330: Management for Organizations
Instructor: Sangita Patel

November 5, 2012

The Renacer Westside Community Development Corporation is a 501 © 3 not for profit community based organization. Renacer has been in existence since June, 1995. Renacer’s mission is to improve the quality of life for undeserved citizens in the Chicago area. The focus of this paper is to demonstrate how the five functions of effective management are implemented in the day to day operation of the organization.
The services Renacer provides are as follows:

Job Placement

• Computer Training • Economic Development • Housing
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We needed an individual who had the skill set(s) to teach computer skills to both adults and youth and help them use those skills to advance further in their academic or employment pursuits (Computer Instructor). We need interns that can assist students with their homework and preparing them for the ACT or SAT examination, which could determine where they would, admitted into college (Educational Consultant). Finally, administrative workers to functions in the office, perform grant research and writing to identify funding to support these positions and meet regularly with the other staff to determine if we were providing effective services and to keep statistics on the level and quality of the services we provide (Executive Director). Staffing is the achievement of organizational goals through the effective and efficient deployment of people. Staffing deals with people as a resource in the organization. It is more than a department called human resources or the personnel department (Reilly, Minnick & Baack, 2011). Because Renacer initially had no funding, we recruited individuals who believed in our mission and donated their time and skills. We had an Employment Specialist, Computer Instructor, Educational Consultant and Executive Director. Each person performed the job descriptions outlined in a previous paragraph. Once funding was obtained and these positions were funded, the legal aspects of staffing including Fair Labor

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