This essay will focus on the concept management particularly in relation to its application to ordinary daily chores. The methods and principles applied in business contexts will be applied to enhance the understanding of OM application in real life situations. For the purpose of this essay, particular attention will be on the planning process of a family re-union to ensure that everything runs smoothly. The essay will commence by demonstrating the meaning of OM. From a business perspective, OM is generally a management area concerned with designing, overseeing, and controlling the production process besides redesigning business operations in the production of goods and services.
 John Kamauff, Manager’s Guide to Operations Management (New York: McGraw Hill Professional, 2009), 13.