1) Guides in achieving goals
The process of control provides standards or norms for appraisal and management of actual performance. The essence of control is the adherence to planning. It provides feedback information for taking remedial actions. Thus, control guides activities of subordinates in achieving goals.
2) Simplifies supervision
Controlling helps to simplify the task of the supervisor by printing out significant deviations from the standards of performance. Controlling keeps the subordinates under check and facilitates to maintain and develop the discipline among them.
3) Effective delegation of authority
The effective delegation of authority helps in the proper system of controlling. Management must keep control in its hands to know whether the authority is being used properly. Without adequate control, delegation cannot succeed.
4) Corrective action
The corrective action is the essence of controlling. After comparing the result the error/problem is identified if any and the controlling takes corrective action to correct weakness and problems. It is also one of the importance of controlling.
5) Smooth operation of the organization
The controlling is only the means for plans that are being implemented. So, the controlling system is required for the smooth operation of the organization. Controlling helps in the smooth operation of the organization.
Control ensures organizational efficiency and effectiveness. The Proper control system can make a significant contribution to the reduction of operational costs as well as to the maximization of output. Controlling prevent leakage and wastage which helps in reduction of cost.