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"To manage is to forecast and plan, to organize, to command, to
coordinate, and to control." (Henri Fayol)
- Appointed as director of a group of mines.
- Publish General and Industrial Management -
Planning. Organization, Command Control) - Used as a basis for formal
management education and training
He developed the "functional principle." which involved the following
- Plan: Prepare yearly and 10-yearly
plans, and act on them;
Prepare organizational charts to demonstrate and encourage order
- Coordinate: Recruit and train
carefully to ensure each employee was in the right place
- Command: Adhere to the principle
of the chain of command
- Control: Arrange regular meetings
with heads of departments and divisions to ensure coordination.
First, he divided all organizational activities
into six functions:
engineering, production, manufacture, adaptation;
buying, selling, exchange;
- Financial: the search for optimum
use of capital;
- Security: protection of assets and
- Accounting: stocktaking, balance
sheets, costs, statistics;
planning, organizing, commanding, coordinating, controlling.
Books & References:
- General and Industrial Management . Revised by Gray, Irwin. New
York: IEEE Press, 1984.
Brech, Edward. The principles and practice of management . 3rd ed.
London: Longman, 1975.
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