Planning is basis of control. Planning sets the goals for the organization and controlling ensures their accomplishment. Planning decides the control process and controlling provides sound basis for planning.
The control takes place before the actual activity is known as
The control takes place before the actual activity is known as feed forward control. Feedforward control is a mechanism in a system for preventing problems before they occur by for monitoring performance inputs and reacting so as to maintain an identified level.
Control exercised while the activity is in progress is
Control exercised while the activity is in progress is concurrent control. Concurrent control takes place while an activity is in progress. It involves the regulation of ongoing activities that are part of transformation process to ensure that they conform to organizational standards.
Control imposed after an action has occurred is feedback control. Feedback control is a process that the manager uses to help her carry out those functions. This process gives the manager the necessary information to better execute her control function, allowing the team to meet the standards set by the manager’s plans.