In performing its duties, the management has four functions, namely as follows:
a. Planning function or planning.
b. Organizing or organizing function.
c. Implementation or actuating functions.
d. Monitoring or controlling function.
The functions is performed by a manager, who is assisted by his staff. Planning tasks such as formulating goals more clearly, to be achieved, for example, determine what items will be produced, how to produce it, using what materials, how the process, and to whom the goods will be sold. Determine the budget that must be sacrificed appropriately, based on existing capabilities.
Plans made by a manager is a manual for the implementation of overall organizational pattern. While managers in organizing efforts, such as making the division of labor in accordance with their respective expertise, structuring the organization so that it looks one’s position within the organization. Who would be subordinate and who is the boss. How is the relationship between the one with the other parts. For example how the relationship between the production with sales.
In carrying out management tasks, the skills required are:
a. Who is doing the job.
b. The selection of manpower in accordance with the desired job.
c. Placement of personnel on the job.
d. Implementation guidelines, remuneration, motivation, and health insurance and job security, so that organizational goals can be achieved.
The last task in the management is monitoring. Performed by a manager to check the work that is or has been completed. Noteworthy in conducting surveillance are:
a. The existence of standardized assessments, such as timing the completion of the work, materials or production costs incurred.
b. Knowing the results of the examination and its utility for the foreseeable future. Is it necessary to repair any errors that occur or need to hold quality improvement in the future.