December 3, 2012
Organizing Function of Management
Managing a company is a difficult task which requires knowledge of the market, financial intelligence, and knowledge of dealing and caring for the employees, to name a few. However, even if a company has this knowledge it is not enough if the company does not know how to organize everything into a cohesive plan. “Organizing is the function of management which follows planning. It is a function in which the synchronization and combination of human, physical and financial resources takes place”. (Bateman and Snell (2009) Organizing a company is difficult work, but necessary for a successful company. ARISE Family Services is a nonprofit organization that assists people with different abilities. Their mission statement says “to work with people of all abilities to create a fair and just community in which everyone can fully participate.” ("Arise", 2006-2012) ARISE works with many agencies in the community, state legislators, and hospitals, just to name a few. Collaborating with so many agencies, a high staff number, and even higher number of individuals with special needs makes a need for good managerial organization. Human Resources
“A company is its people. They form the culture, produce the product, and deliver it. The human resources function must seek, attract, and keep individual having the skills, human qualities, and experience required by the operations management system”. (Bateman and Snell (2009)) According to Tom Mckeown of Arise a “team of more than 500 staff members who engage in advocacy and provide services in Onondaga, Oswego, and Madison counties through 50 programs” ("Arise", 2006-2012) are employed in this New York State based agency. This does not include the volunteers of the agency. Keeping every employee in a three county area with 50 programs can be very challenging. The management team has a...