Levels of Management.
Each organization is made up of several levels. These could be classified broadly into three categories : Top, Middle and Junior management levels, The top management performs strategic planning and the other two levels provides supports in the form of processed information.
- Top ( or strategic ) management establishes the policies, plans and objectives of the organization as well as a budget framework under which various departments will operate.
- Middle ( or tactical ) management has the responsibility of implementing the policy and overall plans of the top management. This middle performs tactical planning and control and needs information to discharge its managerial functions.
- Junior ( or operational ) Management has the responsibility of implementing day-to-day operations and decisions of the middle management to produce goods and service to meet the revenue, profit and other goals, which in turns will enable the organization to achieve its overall plans and objectives.