Four Functions Of Management

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Throughout history there have been many successful companies as well as companies that have been a debacle. The success of the company has to do with the management and how it is executed. If the management is terrible than the company will be most likely to fail, however if the company has good management the company will prosper. There are many responsibilities that a management must complete, however the four functions of management are planning, organizing, leading, and controlling (PowerPoint). In order for the company to be successful the management must meet all four functions. In some case not all four functions are met to expectation, so it results in the company to be not as successful as it could be if they excel in the four functions.…show more content…
Organizing is “assembling and coordinating the resources needed to achieve the goal” gathering and arranging the resources needed to achieve the goal (research methodology). The organizing function of management incudes the organizational chart and how the information gets from one part of the company to another. The chart basically explains who reports to who in the company. The CEO of the company is Tim Cook, so he would gte the reports from his Senior Vice President and Vice president. The chart provided down below is the layout for…show more content…
His role became crucially important in August of 2011. Cook had work with company prior to becoming the CEO. Cook was pervious a “Chief Operating Officer and was responsible for all the company’s worldwide sales and operations, including end- to-end management of Apple’s supply chain, sales activities, and service and support in all markets and countries” Chief Operating Officer and was accountable for the entire companies’ sales and operation, consisting of all management of Apple’s supply chain, sales activities and services as well as supporting the markets (Apple.com). With the experience of having as the COO it was facile for Cook to become a CEO. Although he had experience, his education made it also facile for him to become a CEO. Cook graduated from Duke university and received his MBA (Apple.com). In addition to receiving his MBA he also had a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering which he received from Auburn University (Apple.com). From having a good experience and education it made Cook adept, resulting in him becoming a CEO. Being adept is crucial in being successful CEO, however their philosophy on leadership could make the leader adhere to a certain style of leading. Cook leadership philosophy is “..‘CEOs and top executives, they get so planted in their old ideas, and they refuse or don’t have the courage to admit that they’re now wrong’” that

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