Differences between control and controlling

Main differences between control and controlling are presented on following table.

Control (supervision, monitoring)

(Oriented on the past)

Controlling (Future-oriented)
  • finds errors
  • proposes fixes
  • looks for the guilty
  • asks for damages
  • gives penalty
  • proposes changes in personnel
  • proposes organizational changes
  • informs authorities or law enforcement
  • coordinates
  • monitors
  • advises
  • methodically helps
  • proposes solutions
  • proposes measures
  • inspires
  • warns
  • points to external experience

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