Restaurant managers perform many basic activities as they go about their job. The extent to which they can successfully complete each of them impacts theirsuccess.
All of the basic management activities are important; none can be neglected.
Basic management activities:
* Planning: defining goals; establishing strategies to achieve them anddesigning ways to get work done.
* Organizing: Developing and grouping work tasks.
* Coordinating: Arranging group efforts in an orderly manner.
* Staffing: finding the right people for the job.* Directing: supervising the work of staff members.
* Controlling: Determining the extent to which the organization “keeps on track” of achieving goals.
Basic Management ActivitiesEvaluating:
Assessing the extent to which plans are attained; evaluation can identify issues (problems) which should be considered by additional planning. Therefore, the management process is cyclical;over time evaluation will likely lead to issues to be addressed by additional planning.
It would be very convenient if a restaurant manager could manage “one activity at a time”. Ideally, he/she couldspend time planning (for example, developing a budget).
Then, the manager might spend time organizing procedures in a specific department and then coordinating work efforts between departments. Theideal workday could continue with specific times set aside for staffing, directing, controlling, and evaluating. In fact, however, the manager´s work is much more complicated.
Principles of planning includes:
* Goals and objectives must be defined and subsequent work wich is done should focus on them.
* A formal planning...