The Managerial Functions Of Management

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An organisation needs managers to be able to accomplish its goals. They contribute to organisational value, its financial performance, and productivity by the efficiency and effectiveness of managerial tasks (Robbins, Bergman, Stagg, & Coulter, 2012). The purpose of this paper is to justify why we need managers in the organisation and how they become so influential to its performance and the employee’s job satisfaction through their functions, roles and skills. Basically, managers are classified to hierarchical levels, so that they perform differently by functions, managerial roles and skills they need to have. This essay will start by explaining why managers are important in the organisation, and afterwards briefly discussing the…show more content…
However, globalisation also affects the manager’s awareness due to organisational value in comparison with cross-national business partners (Gentry & Sparks, 2012). Likewise, the importance of managers consists of their functions, roles and skills, which they need to perform efficiently. In 1949, Fayol (as cited in Lamond, 2003) identified a theory through surveys that there are five functions of managers, which are planning, organising, commanding, coordinating and controlling. Planning is a process which managers are necessarily good at intrapersonal and interpersonal competencies, as it is related to handle and encourage people with all the obligations required to be able to make preparations and aim for optimum outcomes rather than minimum exposure. It is basically the function of all level of managers, but dominated by top managers because they make long-term plans instead of short-term plans, which are made by middle and first-level managers. Afterwards, organising means building up the undertaking material and human organisation. This includes having an adequate knowledge to find essential work force and put each where he/she can do the most effective duties. So, this is the function of top managers because they are the one who have authorities to do that. The next function is to command. Commanding is suggested as an initiation to set organized employees who are fully motivated and work together in a
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