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Coordination in Management

Language:  English
This book is an attempt to suggest guidelines for developing effective coordination skills, and is likely to be useful to existing as well as aspiring employees at all levels.
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Coordination of separate work units and departments within an organisation is crucial to managerial success. Without coordination, individuals and departments may pursue their divided work activities, unmindful of the importance of their roles within the organisation. Coordination is the essence of management and is present in all managerial functions. This book is an attempt to suggest strategies to develop effective coordination so that managers can succeed in attaining their organisational objectives, and is likely to be useful to existing as well as aspiring employees at all levels.

About the Author

Manmohan’s interactive style and unique ability to engage with young as well as not so young has made him a very effective training facilitator. He has conducted a horde of training programmes in India and the Middle East. His deep insight into the culture of his home country – India – and that of the Middle East has made it possible for him to effectively engage audiences. He has also made presentations on various topics at International Conferences under the auspices of UNESCO, and ensured that his practical viewpoints are shared with a wide variety of audience.

Currently a Freelance Training Facilitator, Manmohan has authored several eBooks on Management and Education.

Having worked as Head of several educational and training organisations in India, Kuwait and Oman, he has specialised in training programmes for people in a wide variety of professions. He has also made a Webinar presentation on Personality Development organised by a US-based organisation.

An alumnus of Cambridge International College (UK), Manmohan also holds a Ph.D. in Management, and Masters in Business Management, Education and English.

Manmohan is currently India-based and conducts training programmes for college students, professors and management executives.

Among his other programmes the following are in much demand:

  • Soft Skills

  • Business Communication

  • Leadership & Teambuilding

  • Pedagogy of Teaching at college/school level

  • EMI (English as Medium of Instruction) Skills for college professors

  • Guidance and counselling in educational institutions

  • About the author
  • Introduction
  1. Concept of coordination
    1. Meaning of coordination
    2. Features of coordination
    3. Need and importance of coordination
    4. Summary
    5. Self-assessment exercise
  2. Principles and types of coordination
    1. Principles of coordination
    2. Types of coordination
    3. Techniques of coordination
    4. Summary
    5. Self-assessment exercise
  3. Determinants of coordination
    1. Interdependence
    2. Time orientation
    3. Goal orientation
    4. Summary
    5. Self-assessment exercise
  4. Mechanisms and approach to coordination
    1. Introduction
    2. Coordination mechanism
    3. Approach to coordination
    4. Coordination and cooperation
    5. Summary
    6. Self-assessment exercise
  5. Managerial coordination
    1. Introduction
    2. Planning
    3. Organising
    4. Controlling
    5. Directing
    6. Staffing
    7. Advantages and limitations of coordination
    8. Summary
    9. Self-assessment exercise
  • References
  • Table of figures

Describe the process and significance of planning, organizing, controlling, directing, and staffing in managerial coordination.

Recognize the advantages and limitations of coordination in achieving organizational goals.

About the Author

Manmohan Joshi