2 edition of Management controls for professional firms found in the catalog.
Management controls for professional firms
Reginald L. Jones
|Statement||[by] Reginald L. Jones and H. George Trentin.|
|Contributions||Trentin, H. George, joint author.|
|LC Classifications||HD38 .J64|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||207|
|LC Control Number||67027784|
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jones, Reginald L. Management controls for professional firms. [New York] American Management Association .
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There are a number of basic management concepts that have relevance to professional organizations. They also apply to the management of law firms. They are planning, organization, communication, delegation, direction, leadership and many such factors are responsible for.
Recognizing that organizational controls can be categorized in many ways, it is helpful at this point to distinguish between two sets of controls: (1) strategic controls and (2) management controls, sometimes called operating controls.
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After strategies are set and plans are made, management’s primary task is to take steps to ensure that these plans are carried out, or, if conditions warrant, that the plans are modified. This is the critical control function of management. And since management involves directing the activities of others, a major part of the control function is making sure other people do what should be done.
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Strategic Management of Professional Service Firms Research on the strategic management of PSFs was initiated somewhat later than mainstream strategy literature.
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