Contingency planning is an operational control...not a managerial control

SharkbaitSharkbait Member Posts: 35 ■■□□□□□□□□
Maybe I'll understand it better if I just try to explain it? Managerial controls deal with administrative functions where Operational controls deal with day-to-day functions. I'm specifically referring to chapter 2 of Darril's book.

Question: Wouldn't a Contingency plan be a managerial control?

Wait a second...maybe I do understand this? The cruxt of the question revolves around who carries out the tasks and not necessarily who formulates the actions to be carried out. Because a contingency plan is carried out by the rank-n-file folks on the team, that makes it an operational control.?

If the question was..."What control is involved with the determination of whether a contingency plan is necessary?" THEN, that would be a managerial control.

Am I close?

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