Archive | Direction and Supervision

Notes on 5 Models of Organisation Behaviour

This article throws light upon the top five models of organisation behaviour which represent beliefs about how managers think and act. The models are: 1. Autocratic Model 2. Custodial Model 3. Supportive Model 4. Collegial Model 5. Systems Model. 1. Autocratic Model: This model assumes that workers are lazy and dislike work. They do not […]

Notes on Supervisor: Functions, Role and Qualities

After reading this article you will learn about:- 1. Functions of a Supervisor 2. Role of Supervisor in Management 3. Qualities. Functions of a Supervisor: Five different views are held as regards functions performed by supervisors. 1. Supervisors as key persons in management: Supervisors are the representatives of management. Workers, in fact, view them as […]

Notes on Supervision: Meaning, Objectives and Methods

After reading this article you will learn about:- 1. Meaning of Supervision 2. Objectives of Supervision 3. Methods. Meaning of Supervision: The term ‘supervision’ is used in two contexts: 1. Element of direction, and 2. Functions performed by supervisors. 1. Element of direction: Supervision is one of the elements of direction besides motivation, leadership and […]

Notes on Direction: Meaning, Nature and Importance | Organisation

After reading this article you will learn about:- 1. Meaning of Direction 2. Nature of Direction 3. Importance 4. Principles. Meaning of Direction: Planning and organising provide foundation to the organisation and direction initiates action towards achievement of the goals. Having appointed the work force, managers ensure they work to achieve the organisational standards of […]