Impact Of Planning And Control As A Management Function On The Survival Of Small Scale Business


IMPACT OF PLANNING AND CONTROL AS A MANAGEMENT FUNCTION ON THE SURVIVAL OF SMALL SCALE BUSINESS


INTRODUCTION
This project is all about assessing the impact of planning and controlling as a management function on the survival of small scale business.
Management is universal in the modern world. Every organization requires the making of decision, the coordination of activities, deciding in advance when, why how and who does what, setting of standards, measuring performance against standard and reviewing the standards.
Numerous managerial activities have their own particular approach to specific types of problems which fall under headings such as production and operation management human resources management, management of health delivery system and others. According to Nwachukwu (2007) management is the act of getting things done through and with others.
CHAPTER ONE
1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
1.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
1.3 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
1.4 STATEMENT OF HYPOTHESIS
1.5 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
1.6 SCOPE OF THE STUDY
1.7 Definition of Terms
CHAPTER TWO
LITERATURE REVIEW
2.0 Introduction
2.1 CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
2.2 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT
2.3 THE PROCESS AND FUNCTIONS OF MANAGEMENT
2.4 PLANNING AND CONTROL
2.5 NATURE AND SCOPE OF PLANNING
2.6 THE PLANNING SYSTEM
2.7 KEY ELEMENTS OF PLANNING
2.8 THE NEED FOR PLANNING
2.9 THE PLANNING PROCESS
2.10 CONTROLLING
2.11 THE NATURE AND SCOPE OF CONTROL
2.12 THE NEED FOR CONTROLS, THE IMPORTANCE OF CONTROLS
2.12.1 THE CONSUMMATION OF PLANS
2.12.2 FACILITATION OF DELEGATION
2.12.3 IMPROVED EFFECTIVENESS AND EFFICIENCY THROUGH STANDARDIZATION
2.12 SAFEGUARDING COMPANY’S ASSETS
2.12 STANDARDIZATION OF QUALITY
2.13 INSTRUMENTS OF CONTROL
2.13.1 BUDGETING IS A KEY CONTROL INSTRUMENT
2.13.2 REPORTS
2.13.3 MANAGEMENT BY OBJECTIVE MBO
2.14 MANAGEMENT EFFECTIVENESS
2.15 FACTORS AFFECTING MANAGEMENT EFFECTIVENESS
2.16 EFFECTIVENESS OF MANAGERIAL PRACTICES FOR BUSINESS SURVIVAL
CHAPTER THREE
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
3.1 RESEARCH DESIGN
3.2 RESEARCH POPULATION
3.3 SAMPLE SIZE AND SAMPLING TECHNIQUE
3.4 METHOD OF GATHERING DATA
3.5 JUSTIFICATION OF METHOD USED
3.6 METHOD OF DATA ANALYSIS
3.7 JUSTIFICATION OF INSTRUMENT USED
CHAPTER FOUR
DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS
4.1 DATA PRESENTATION
CHAPTER FIVE
SUMMARY OF FINDINGS, CONCLUSION AND  RECOMMENDATIONS
5.1 SUMMARY OF FINDINGS
5.2 CONCLUSION
5.3 RECOMMENDATIONS
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