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Topic: Functions of management 

Business Education

 Standard 36.  Understands the functions of management and how they are implemented
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Understands the role of strategic planning in a business
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands strategic planning role in a business
   Benchmark 2.Knows the steps involved in developing a budget
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows steps to develop a budget
   Benchmark 3.Knows tools used in project planning (e.g., PERT, Gantt)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows tools used in project planning
     2.Understands the use of PERT in planning projects
     3.Understands the use of Ganntt in planning projects
   Benchmark 4.Knows management functions and how they are used (e.g., planning, organizing, directing, controlling, staffing, and evaluating)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows management functions
     2.Knows how management functions are used
     3.Knows planning is a management function
     4.Knows how planning is used as a management function
     5.Knows organizing is a management function
     6.Knows how organizing is used as a management function
     7.Knows directing is a management function
     8.Knows how directing is used as a management function
     9.Knows controlling is a management function
     10.Knows how controlling is used as a management function
     11.Knows staffing is a management function
     12.Knows how staffing is used as a management function
     13.Knows evaluating is a management function
     14.Knows how evaluating is used as a management function
   Benchmark 5.Understands the benefits and drawbacks associated with centralization and decentralization
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the benefits associated with centralization
     2.Understands the drawbacks associated with centralization
     3.Understands the benefits associated with decentralization
     4.Understands the drawbacks associated with decentralization
   Benchmark 6.Understands ways in which organizations facilitate accountability through authority and responsibility
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands ways in which organizations facilitate accountability through authority
     2.Understands ways in which organizations facilitate accountability through responsibility
   Benchmark 7.Knows a variety of leadership styles and their effectiveness in different situations (e.g., hands-off, autocratic/directive, worker involvement)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows a variety of leadership styles
     2.Knows the effectiveness of leadership styles in different situations
     3.Knows the hands-off style of leadership
     4.Knows the autocratic style of leadership
     5.Knows the directive style of leadership
     6.Knows the worker involvement style of leadership
     7.Knows the effectiveness of the hands-off style of leadership
     8.Knows the effectiveness of the autocratic style of leadership
     9.Knows the effectiveness of the directive style of leadership
     10.Knows the effectiveness of the worker involvement style of leadership
   Benchmark 8.Knows a variety of management styles
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows there are different styles of management
   Benchmark 9.Understands the importance of financial management to business operations
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands importance of financial management to business oprations
   Benchmark 10.Knows a variety of historical and present management theories (e.g., X, Y, and Z; Total Quality Management)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows a variety of historical management theories
     2.Knows a variety of present management theories
     3.Understands the "X, Y, and Z" theory of management
     4.Understands the "Total Quality Management" theory
   Benchmark 11.Knows motivational theories that affect management theory (e.g., Maslow, Herzberg)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows motivational theories that affect management theory
     2.Understands the Maslow theory
     3.Understands the Herzberg theory