Why is management regarded as a science? management is seen as an art or science discuss

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Management is the art of managing people in organisations or in groups. Each individual within a group or an organisation is different just as each human being is different from everyone else. So managers have to deal with individuals within the group at an individual level, if they are to...

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Management is the art of managing people in organisations or in groups. Each individual within a group or an organisation is different just as each human being is different from everyone else. So managers have to deal with individuals within the group at an individual level, if they are to be successful. To be able to deal with each individual, managers need to adapt their techniques tailored to each individual in that group- to that end, managers need to bring about subjectivity or a degree of individual attention to each employee. What is applicable to one employee, might not be applicable to the next. So since each individual has to be dealt with individually, subjectively, management is an art when it is applied to the individual level.

 At the organisational level, managers need to plan for groups of people. It would not be feasible to create plans for individual people at the organisational level. So a sum total of employee expectations and goals is taken to create management plans. Such management plans are scientifically created, in a step wise fashion. Thus management at an organisational level would be a science.

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