Definition of POSDCORB:

  1. An acronym representing the functional responsibilities of a chief executive officer, as formulated by Luther Gulick and Lyndall Urwick in their 1937 paper on administrative management theory. The acronym stands for Planning, Organizing, Staffing, Directing, Coordinating, Reporting, and Budgeting.

Meaning of POSDCORB & POSDCORB Definition