controlling

  

Definition

The basic management function of (1) establishing benchmarks or standards, (2) comparing actual performance against them, and (3) taking corrective action, if required.

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  • The controlling arm of the business functioned helped insure high quality of work output which was an important factor in our success.

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  • If you want your workers to be able to handle all their duties try and not be to controlling so that they can grow on their own.

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  • Since the dog was stronger than me, I had lots of trouble controlling him after the lease broke on our walk.

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