ERIC Number: ED226225
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Fundamentals of Management, 14-1. Military Curriculum Materials for Vocational and Technical Education.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Army Adjutant General School, Fort Benjamin Harrison, IN.
This military-developed text consists of six lessons designed to give students an understanding of the fundamentals of management. Covered in the individual lessons are the following topics: the nature of management (leadership and the functions of management); principles and policies of management (management policies, characteristics of good policy, the army manager, problem areas, and schools of management theory); the function of planning (reasons for planning, steps in planning, characteristics of a good plan, results of poor planning, and benefits of good planning); the function of organizing (steps in organizing, types of organizations, line organization, line-staff organization, functional organization, and organizing a staff element); the function of directing (the basis for directing, the extent of direction necessary, communicating the direction, oral communications, written communications, nonverbal communication, three-way communication, barriers and gateways to communication, motivation, and directives); and the functions of coordinating and controlling (methods for and obstacles to coordination, the function of controlling, developing standards, collecting data, corrective action, the work simplification program, work distribution charts, flow process charts, layout studies, office layout, and work measurement techniques). Each lesson contains objectives, readings, review exercises and answers, and optional exercises and answers for student self-study and evaluation. (MN)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Administrative Policy, Administrative Principles, Administrative Problems, Administrator Education, Coordination, Leadership, Management Systems, Military Personnel, Military Training, Organization, Planning, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Supervisory Methods, Supervisory Training
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Army Adjutant General School, Fort Benjamin Harrison, IN.