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Department
Accounting
Course
ACCT 301
Professor
All Professors
Semester
Fall

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the role of the manager what is management? Peter Drucker ‘management is tasks. Management is a discipline. But management is also people’. McFarland defines management as ‘the process by which responsible persons in an organization combine resources in achieving given ends’. Therefore, management is needed to reach objectives, maintain a balance between conflicting goals and to achieve efficiency and effectiveness. Following from the above, an effective manager could be defined as ‘one who achieves the results required by the organization in an efficient manner to motivate staff’. In conclusion, management may be looked at from the point of view of: • Function: what is responsible for directing & running of an org • Process: the management of various activities and resources • Discipline: management as a science and art • Profession – occupational status providing a definite services after advanced t
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