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Coordination: Meaning, Need and Principles | Organisation

After reading this article you will learn about:- 1. Meaning of Coordination 2. Features/Nature of Coordination 3. Importance/Need 4. Types 5. Principles 6. Limitations. Meaning of Coordination: The purpose of organising, division of work, departmentation, span of management, centralisation and decentralisation, delegation of authority and organisation structure is to optimally achieve the organisational goals. This […]

Achieving Coordination in an Organisation: 12 Techniques

This article throws light upon the top twelve techniques that help to achieve coordintion in an organisation. The techniques are: 1. Scalar Chain 2. Rules and Procedures 3. Plans and Goals 4. Information System 5. Lateral Relationships 6. Slack Resources 7. Cooperation 8. Independent Units 9. Committees 10. Managerial Integrators 11. Meetings 12. Self-Coordination. Technique […]

Difference between Coordination and Cooperation

This article will help you to differentiate between coordination and cooperation. Difference # Cooperation 1. Attempt: Cooperation is a voluntary attempt of members. 2. Scope: It is narrow in scope. It can exist without coordination. It is a collective action of members to work towards certain goals which may be possible without formal efforts by […]

Coordination is the Essence of Management – Justified!

This article justifies that coordination is the essence of management. When the organisation structure is created and departments are designed, managers coordinate the activities of these departments to achieve organisational goals. Top managers communicate organisational goals to departmental managers and help them carry out the functions of planning, organising, staffing, directing and controlling for their […]