Definition

Directing

Directing is the guiding and motivating employees to accomplish organizational objectives.


Directing is the management function that builds a climate provides leadership and arranges the opportunity for motivation. Each manager must plan and oversee the work of each of his or her subordinates.

In performing the directing function, thge manager is faced with the challange of providing leadership to the work group, building a climate in which individuals are motivated to perform their jobs effectively and efficiently, and communicating both operating expectations for performance as well as providing feedback on results. These individual elements of directing place a premium on the manager's ability to work with people. There are no hard and fast rules: the manager needs to be sensitive to the individuals involved and to provide ongoing guidance, coaching, and necessary information to subordinates.


Directing is the management function of initialing action; issuing directives, assignments, and instructions.

 

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Directing
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