Q. 13.8( 5 Votes )

State the meaning of controlling.

Answer :

● Controlling is an important managerial function it refers to taking necessary measures for preventing the actions to ensure the achievement of the organisation towards its organizational goals.


● It is a comparison of the actual performance with the plant performance.


● If there is a gap between the two performances then corrective measures must be taken to ensure that there is a match between the actual performance and the planned performance in the future.


● The manager must exercise effective control over the activities of the subordinates to see the planned results.


● Controlling also means ensuring that the resources are being used effectively and efficiently for the achievement of the goals. It is a goal-achieving measure.


● It is a pervasive function that exists at all the levels- top, middle and lower.


● It is not the last function of management. It brings back the management cycle to the planning function.


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