Evaluating the performance of teams and individuals against objectives to reward performance and take corrective action where performance is lagging.
Assigning work to teams and individuals.
Clearly communicating what is expected of teams and individuals.
Being physically present to oversee work.
Developing metrics to quantify organizational performance.
Monitoring work with systems, communications and reporting.
Implementing repeated work as business processes that can be continually improved.
Leveraging a body of knowledge to guide processes and procedures. For example, using a project management methodology to set expectations for what is required of project managers.
Productivity tools that help to standardize work outputs.
Formal guidelines for strategy and decision making.
Guidelines and steps for completing work.
Rules that govern the day-to-day operations of an organization.
Adopting standards to guide requirements, specifications and methods.
Lists of tasks that need to be completed and things that need to be confirmed in a particular business scenario.
Accounting for resources such as budget, asset and inventory control.
Recording the information required to reconstruct events and actions.
A systematic and independent verification of accounts, records and measurements.
SummaryThe following are the basic types of management controls.
|Overview: Management Controls|
Mechanisms that allow a manager to direct the resources of an organization.