Controlling, a Management Function

The purpose of controlling is to ensure there is progress toward goals by continuously looking for areas of improvement. This helps to predict any adaptions necessary for increasing performance. The following action steps and resources may help you build capacity for controlling effectively so that you can make progress toward your defined purpose.

Controlling Action Steps

  • Establish standard performance measures 
  • Measure performance 
  • Compare performance with standards and identify variations 
  • Develop corrective action plan 


Controlling: Tools and Resources


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