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Organizational control involves using strategy, tactics, and operational oversig

ht to monitor and improve company processes.
LEARNING OBJECTIVE[ edit ]
Illustrate the varying levels of control utilized by organizations, notably stra
tegic, tactical and operational strategy
KEY POINTS[ edit ]
Organizations are built with the goal of profitability through processes in mind
. The organizational control approach incorporates goals and the strategy used t
o reach them.
Strategic management is a level of managerial activity below setting goals and a
bove tactics. Strategic management provides overall direction to an enterprise.
A tactic is a method intended to fulfill a specific objective in the context of
an overall plan.
Operational control regulates day-to-day output relative to schedules, specifica
tions, and costs.
Good managers have a broad vision of the process, a series of embedded tactics f
or efficiency and/or differentiation, and a careful operational control for cost
control.
TERMS[ edit ]
vision
An ideal or goal toward which one aspires.
efficient
Making good, thorough, or careful use of resources; not under- or over-consuming
. Making good use of time or energy.
operational planning
The process of linking strategic goals and objectives to tactical goals and obje
ctives.
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Control
Organizations are built with the goal of profitability through processes in mind
. The organizational control approach incorporates goals and the strategy used t
o reach them. These strategies and tactics are developed with the foresight of s
pecific operational objectives, such as market share, return on investments, ear
nings, and cash flow. As a result, organizational control consists primarily of
reviewing and evaluating overall performance against the strategies, tactics, an
d operations used to define the organization itself. Tactics for organizational
control are developed based on existing goals and strategies to establish specif
ic objectives in the context of an overall strategic plan. Organizational contro
l is essentially a benchmark, moving the company toward optimal levels of operat
ion.
Example of management levels
The Government Business Reference Model shown here illustrates three levels of c
ontrol: strategic (purpose), tactical (mechanisms), and operational (operations
support).

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