Synthesis - definition of synthesis by The Free Dictionary
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Two suggested syntheses of these various sources are given below:
Both the Longman and Merriam-Webster online dictionaries define management as the act (or art) of 'controlling', 'supervising' and 'organising' the work undertaken by a company or organisation. Whereas, Koontz and Weirich (1988: 4) make reference to the environment in which those working together achieve their 'efficiently selected' aims and emphasise the maintenance and design of this environment. Luft (2000), having noted that the way a group achieves their aims is through management, divides managers' responsibilities into four key roles: 'planning', 'organising', 'directing' and 'controlling'. Finally, Drucker (2007: xiii) maintains that the human element of management is paramount. Therefore the human qualities of 'vision', 'dedication' and 'integrity' are more crucial for success or failure of allotted tasks than other factors.
The concept of "management" is complex, and is defined as "controlling and organizing" (Longman English Dictionary Online) or, "conducting or supervising" (The Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary). Koontz and Weirich (1988:4) define management as the act of creating and controlling the place where individuals, who effectively combine their efforts and skills, achieve objectively chosen goals. However, in contrast, Drucker (2007:xiii) writes that management can be defined as activities, a school of learning and furthermore, as human beings themselves. He asserts that each accomplishment of 'management' is, in actual fact, the accomplishment of the person who has done the managing. Each inability to reach a goal is, in reality, the inability of the person in charge, to reach that goal. Drucker concludes by stating that the clarity of sight, commitment and honesty that people in positions of responsibility possess, determines whether or not there is good or bad management. The final proposed definition of management is proffered by Luft (2000). He claims that management is the act of achieving institutional targets. More specifically, the act of attaining company defined goals. Managers attain their clearly defined targets through the primary factors of preparation, organization, direction and control (Luft, 2000).
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