8 different types of control in management suggested by William Travers Jerome III are as follows:

William Travers Jerome III has classified the different types of control under the following heads:

1. Controls used to standardise performance for increasing efficiency and reducing costs by way of time and motion studies, inspections, written procedures of work schedules.

2. Controls used to conserve company assets through allocation of responsibilities, separation of operational custodial and accounting activities and adoption of proper authorities and record keeping.


3. Controls used to standardise quality by way of inspection, statistical quality control and product specifications.

4. Controls used for providing free limits to the use of delegated authority without further top management approval. Instruments for these controls include organisation and procedure manuals, policy directives and internal audits.

5. Controls used to measure on the job performance by way of special reports, internal audits budgets, standard costs and output per hour or per employee.

6. Controls used for planning future operations through sales and production forecasts, budgets, cost standards and other standards for measurement.


7. Controls used to permit top management for keeping various plans and programmes in balance through master budget, policy manuals organisation manual- and the use of co ordaining committees and management consultants.

8. Controls designed to motivate personnel through promotions, reward for suggestions, profit sharing and other methods of recognising achievements.