(Solution) BUSN115N Week 5 Discussion 1 : The Role of Management


Required Resources

Read/review the following resources for this activity:

  • Textbook: Chapter 6
  • Lesson
  • Minimum of 1 scholarly source

Initial Post Instructions

The four key functions of the managerial process are planning, leading, organizing, and controlling.

Think about your current or former manager. Give a specific example of how your manager fulfills each role within your organization.

In your opinion, which of the four activities is most important for a manager? Why?

Follow-Up Post Instructions

Respond to at least one peer. Further the dialogue by providing more information and clarification.

Writing Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 posts (1 initial & 1 follow-up)
  • APA format for in-text citations and list of references


This activity will be graded using the Discussion Grading Rubric. Please review the following link:


I work in a healthcare organization and my immediate supervisor is the nurse manager. As we have learned here, the nurse managers roles can be summed up as controlling, organizing, planning, and leading. Generally, nurse managers are tasked with both nurse and executive roles. They report to the director or chief nursing officer. My nurse manager exercises planning through activities such as developing plans on how the unit resources are to be used to realize the set objectives. The nurse manager undertakes this function through identification of challenges in the unit and developing viable plans on how to overcome such. Secondly, nurse managers undertake the function of controlling through transfer of data into action. That is, she relies on data such as nurse performance and process evaluations to influence the course of action and ultimately, the outcome. Thirdly, there is the function of organizing. This function involves….Please click the icon below to purchase full answer at only $5