Five Functions of Management: Business Planning at the National Level

Overview:

In this lesson, the teacher will address the planning function of the “Five Functions of Management” as it occurs in the business context at the national level. Students will read “Building a Brand on the Smell of Mom’s Kitchen: How Panera Found Success in a Down Economy.” They will then conduct a SWOT analysis as a class on Panera Bread and create a plan based on their SWOT analyses. The planning function is the first function of the “Five Functions of Management.”

NBEA Standard(s):
  • Management, I. Management Functions

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