A New Way to Manage--Integrated Planning and Control

Tomb, John O.
September 1962
California Management Review;Fall1962, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p57
Academic Journal
The article focuses on integrated planning and control (IPC) methods and how to integrate it into business operations. It states that IPC requires managers to identify activities for which they have specific responsibility, select activities among the manager's responsibilities that can achieve significant improvement, and then prepare a plan to achieve those clearly defined improvements. It comments on how managers can keep their superiors appraised of their objectives and offer constructive criticism on the soundness of the proposed actions.


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