Control is the fourth major function of the approach to management. Control is defined as any process that directs the activities of individuals toward the achievement of organizational goals. Control is essential to keeping the organization together, through means of regulation. Simply stated control systems are used to minimize problems.
There are five essential steps that are needed to ensure that the control process is obtained. They are setting performance standards, measuring performance, comparing performance,
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timely, managers cannot quickly identify and eliminate the problem in order to prevent a greater harm. A laissez-faire approach that is used in the post-control types it states that leaders essentially make no decisions. A laissez-faire is an abdicator who cares very little for achieving productivity goals or developing their subordinates. In conclusion, the five steps to the control are all inter-dependent on each other to make for a more effective leadership of organizational members.