is the process used to accomplish organizational goals through planning, organizing, leading, and controlling people and other organizational resources.
a management function that includes anticipating trends and determining the best strategies and tactics to achieve organizational goals and objectives.
a management function that includes designing the structure of the organization and creating conditions and systems in which everyone and everything works together to achieve the organization's goals & objectives.
creating a vision for the organization and guiding, training, coaching, and motivating others to work effectively to achieve the organization's goals and objectives.
establishes clear standards to determine whether an organization is progressing toward its goals and objectives, rewarding people for doing a good job, and taking corrective action if they are not.
an encompassing explanation of why the organization exists and where it's trying to head.