MGT503 GDB 2 Solution Feb 2015

Discuss whether Management by Objectives (MBO) is used to motivate or control the people?

Solution: MBO is a process or system designed for supervisory managers in which a manager and his or her subordinate sit down and jointly set specific objectives to be accomplished within a set time frame and for which the subordinate is then held directly responsible
A management system in which the objectives of an organization are agreed upon so that management and employees understand a common way forward.

Motivation Involving employees in the whole process of goal setting. Increasing employee empowerment increase employee job satisfaction and commitment.
Better communication and coordination frequent reviews and interactions between superiors and subordinates helps to maintain harmonious relationships within the enterprise and also solves many problems faced during the period