OER for a Post Graduate Programme in HRM
Module 1 :
Principles of Management
Module Content Map
Please see the learning objectives of the topic Planning below:
Planning is a fundamental property of intelligent behavior and is as old as mankind. Planning in organizations and public policy is both the organizational process of creating and maintaining a plan; and the psychological process of thinking about the activities required to create a desired goal on some scale.
Planning is a forward looking process and hence it looks into the future. Planning is the basic process aided by it we select our goals and determine the ways to realize them. A lot of information is gathered and processed during plan formulation. In planning we have to put the gathered information together properly.
In planning, we understand the past, envision the future and manage the present.
This topic has three sections. They are: