Answered! Question 53 Discuss some possible negative points regarding the use of MBO as a means of ensuring strategy implementation. [3…

Question 53

Discuss some possible negative points regarding the use of MBO as a means of ensuring strategy implementation. [3 Marks]

Expert Answer

 Management By Objectives(MBO) is a program which helps the management to set goals to employees through discussion and a plan is designed to achieve the goals. It is used as a motivational tool to the employees.

Below are the disadvantages of Management By Objectives(MBO) in strategic planning and implementation –

i) Excess pressure on the employees as target results are set much before. The goals might be unrealistic when the employees start working on them.

ii) Long term goals might get neglected due to excess concentration on short term goals

iii) Considerable paperwork and documentation involved which takes a lot of managers and employees time.

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