Summary of the Article
Planning is a crucial process that determines the success or failure of a project, business, organisation or nation. The article “Challenges of Business Processes Management in Healthcare” by Helfert describes the importance of planning in healthcare sector that is crucial for management of information, time and staff retention (Helfert, 2). The article used standardized healthcare HR and payroll system in healthcare sector known as Personnel Payroll Attendance and Recruitment System (PPARS) in Ireland as a case study to explain the importance of proper management. Due to high financial requirement and duration the project implementation was not successful in achieving its goals.
Planning function of management
As the commons saying suggests “Failing to plan is planning to fail,” planning is an essential step in management with the aim of determining the course of actions (Schermerhorn, 78). Therefore for a successful project implementation, planning must consider all aspects of the project. Planning function of management involves doing things in an orderly way a