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OFFICE MANAGEMENT
Office:
Place which business, clerical and professional activities takes place. Room or area or a place which business clerical & professional activities takes place. Administrative center of the business.

Paper work is undertaken.

Management:
The art of getting things done through and with people in formally organize group. Organization and coordination of activities of people getting together to accomplish desired goal and objectives. Executive ability to handle a business.

Hence,
Office Management is the administrative handling, controlling and maintaining a balance process of work inside of an organization whether big or small company business, which is necessary to achieve a great benefit.

OFFICE MANAGEMENT
Office:
Place which business, clerical and professional activities takes place. Room or area or a place which business clerical & professional activities takes place.  Administrative center of the business.

Paper work is undertaken.
Management:
The art of getting things done through and with people in formally organize group. Organization and coordination of activities of people getting together to accomplish desired goal and objectives.  Executive ability to handle a business.

Hence, Office Management is the administrative handling, controlling and maintaining a balance process of work inside of an organization whether big or small company business, which is necessary to achieve a great benefit. Purpose of an office:

Preserving Records.
Planning policy of a business.
Coordinating directing various departments.
Maintaining accounts, statutory and non-statutory books, etc.  Collection and supply of information.
Function of Modern Office:
1.Basic Function
Receiving and collecting information
Organizing information
Storing information
Supplying Information
2.Administrative Management Function
Communication
Safety & Security
Co-ordination
Planning
Systematization & cost reduction
Office personnel administration
Public Relation
Major Function of Office Management:
1.Planning
2.Organizing
3.Staffing
4.Directing
5.Coordinating
6.Controlling
7.Motivating
8.Communication
IMPORTANCE:
Office is regarded as the locus of business policy. It is a place where policy is formed and from where it is executed.  Office acts as an overseer (directs and manages) of office machine, furniture and equipments. It serves as a centre for personnel function.

Office acts an intermediary with customers and outside organization with regard to preparation of bills, collection of bills, making payments and attending corresponds.  It acts as an information hub of the company because all types of information's are found in office. Office acts an information centre, rather a data bank for a business unit. It collects information from both internal and external source, records it, arranges and analyses it and provides it to management at the time of necessity. So all sorts of information whether past or present are available in office. Office acts as an intermediary agency as it connects different departments with outsiders. It establishes linkage of the business unit with its suppliers, customers, Government and the general public as a whole. It provides machinery for co-ordination. It provides competent clerical services to all in the business who needs it. Different departments like production, distribution and finance are interlinked and this linkage is made possible through the help of office. Office as a control centre of the organization since office assists management m taking decision and implementing them. It is a place where a policy decision originates and where it is executed. It is regarded as a channel through which written communication moves from top to bottom and bottom to top.  It is regarded as the clearing house of the business unit because it is the place through which...
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