Define ‘Organising’ as a Function of Management. - Business Studies


Define ‘Organising’ as a function of management.


Solution 1

Organising as a function of management refers to a structural framework in which an organisation operates to achieve its desired goals. It attempts to determine a methodical approach to use the available resources and workforce of the organisation in an optimum manner.

Solution 2

Organising refers to the procedure wherein various activities in an organisation are aligned in order. It comprises defining the roles of various personnel and directing them to work towards the goals and objectives of the organisation. This function brings together human efforts and resources in the organisation.

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2015-2016 (March) Foreign Set 1


Define ‘ Controlling’. 

Define 'Planning'.

Describe any four characteristics of 'co-ordination'.

Answer the following question.
Explain any four features of co-ordination.

Answer the following question:
Saurabh decided to start a chocolate manufacturing business. He set then a target of earning 10% profit on sales in the first year. As a good businessman, he was concerned about the future of the business, which was uncertain. He gathered information that the demand for chocolates is increasing day-by-day. He used this information as the base for future planning and shared it with his team. On the basis of the gathered information, he scheduled a meeting in the following week to find innovative ways to achieve the objectives.
List the first two steps, which have been followed by Saurabh that are related to the process of one of the functions of management.

Isha Machines was a renowned name for quality sewing machines since 1960. Mr Suresh, the owner of Isha Machines, was worried as the production had declined during the last three months. He directed the Production Manager to find out the reason. The Production Manager ordered the different supervisors to prepare a performance report of the workers working under them.

Identify the step taken by the Production Manager that is related to one of the functions of management.

Write only ‘one’ word or phrase or term which can substitute the following statement:

An end function where the performance is evaluated in accordance with the plan.

Write short note  on the following:

Importance of co-ordinating.

State the Importance of Planning ?

Write short notes

Importance of organising.



State the importance of co-ordinating.

 Dr. Deming developed the concept of _________ 

Staffing is concerned with _________.

Characteristics of planning. 

The function of management which involves harmonization or balancing of group efforts.

Management and Administration.

List any two indicators of growth of an organisation . 

“A successful enterprise has to achieve its goals effectively and efficiently.” Explain. 

Management is a series of continuous interrelated functions.  Comment.

Select the proper option from the options given below and rewrite the complete sentence :
Directing is a responsibility of ________ at all levels.

Write a word or a phrase or a term which can substitute the following :
A function which provides instructions from the top level management to the lower level management.

Answer the following Question:
What do you mean by Staffing and give its importance?

Answer the following Question:
Why is Co-ordinating function important as a management function?

Answer the following Question:
Define Control and give its importance.

State with reasons whether the following statement is TRUE or FALSE :

Corrective action is not possible through controlling.

Match the following words from group 'A' and 'B'

Group 'A'
Group 'B'
(a) Co - operative society
(1) 1986
(b) e- business
(2) Primary function of management
(c) Consumer protection act
(3) Father of modern management
(d) F.W. Taylor
(4) 1956
(e) Planning
(5) Profit objective
(6) Outsourcing
(7) Father of scientific management
(8) Electronic business
(9) End function of management
(10) Service objective

Planning is beneficial to all. In light of this statement, discuss the importance of planning.

Write a short note on : Directing

Under which function of management, policies and strategies are formulated?

Which one of the following sequence of process of management is correct?

Which of the following is true?

What out of the following has been called the essence of management?

“A manager in a conscious manner has to ensure that even where members of a department willingly cooperate, coordination gives direction to the willing spirit.” The characteristic of coordination being highlighted above is ______.

Which of the following is a function of top level management?

______  is the primary function which runs through all other functions?

Which is not a function of management of the following?

Management is a/an ______ process as it is an ongoing and never-ending process. 

Name the function of management which helps in the formulation of future plans, in the light of the problems that were identified and thus, helps in better planning in the future period.

Arrange the phases of Project Management Life Cycle in correct order.

  1. Design
  2. Marketing
  3. Analysis and evaluation 
  4. Inspection, testing and delivery

Which of the following statements is true about the organizing function of management?

In order to make the 'Annual Day' of the school a successful event, the Headmistress of the school segregated all the activities into task groups each one dealing with a specific area. For instance, decorations, refreshments, backstage support, etc. Each group was put under the charge of one teacher. Identify the function of management performed by the Headmistress by dividing the activities and assigning the duties?

Read the following text and answer the questions given below:

Vinay was the Chief Operating Officer of 'Easy Solutions Ltd.', a company providing advanced software solutions to Indian Defence Services. They had been carrying on business successfully for the last twelve years and earning enough profits. But from the last one year, they realised that though the business is getting big orders which are being fulfilled on time, even then the revenues kept on decreasing. Vinay was not-able to find out where the problem was. He started keeping a close check on the progress of activities as he could sense that something was wrong. He wanted to take some action before any major damage could be done to the business. Vinay appointed a cyber security expert who monitored the company's processes and found out that the computer operator was deleting the entries from the computers and pocketing the revenues. He was caught and handed over to the police. This created an atmosphere of order and discipline in the organisation and helped in minimizing dishonest behaviour on the part of the employees.

Which management function proved helpful in creating an atmosphere of order and discipline in the organisation and helped in minimizing dishonest behaviour on the part of the employees?

"Management is a force that cannot be seen but its presence can be felt in the way the organisation functions."

Which feature has been explained in this statement of Management?

Radha started a home cooked food delivery Dabba service. Her mother, who is a great cook, decided to help her. They relied on friends and family for orders and then on word of mouth. As a step in the process of ensuring that activities are performed as per her plan of supplying healthy, good quality, reasonable food and earning profit, she decided to keep both qualitative and quantitative benchmarks towards which she would strive to work. A function of management is being discussed above. An important characteristic of this function of management is:

IND Dyechem Ltd. is a chemical manufacturing company producing dyes and pigments both for domestic and international market. It has enjoyed a considerable market share but lately, it has been facing problems in terms of target sales and customer satisfaction. This is due to the reason that new entrants have emerged with better technology and competitive pricing. The Chairman of the company addressed this issue in the departmental meeting. The production head, Mr. Kamble, advised the Chairman to revamp the system and take immediate necessary actions to rectify the problem so that sales are achieved as per the plans.

Identify the relevant function of management being discussed here.

Name the function of management that acts as a means for translating plans into action.

Directing is the heart of the management process. Give any four reasons to support this statement.


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