Assignment 2: Carrying Out the Functions of Management
You are an external consultant. You have received an invitation to submit a capability statement from an organization seeking consulting services in industrial/organizational (I/O) psychology. In essence, you are being asked to demonstrate your ability to apply industrial/organizational (I/O) psychology practices and techniques to each of the four key functions of management—
planning, organizing, leading, and controlling.
Prepare a Microsoft Word document by responding to the following points:
Note: Answer in the order given below and start a new section with a heading for each. List the four functions of management and provide an overview of their purpose for the organization. Describe the types of tasks and their purpose as conducted in each managerial function. Provide examples. Describe the specific industrial/organizational (I/O) psychology practices you would use with each of the four managerial functions. Explain how their adoption might improve organizational goal attainment.
Your final product should be a 3- to 5-page Microsoft Word document using a minimum of four scholarly sources. Be sure you write in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Use APA format.
Submission Details: By the due date assigned, save the Microsoft Word document as M4_A2_Lastname_Firstname.doc and submit it to the Submissions Area