MGT 300

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MGT 300
2012-10-02 11:12:23

Learning Objectives for Chapter One
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  1. Describe what management is, why management is important, what managers do.
    • Management is the planning, organizing, leading, and controlling, of human and other resources to achieve organizational goals efficiently and effectively.
    • Managers are the people responsible for supervising and making the most of an orgaization's human and other resources to achieve its goals.
  2. How do Managers utilize organizational resources efficiently and effectively to acheive organizational goals?
    Managers Use Organizational Performances to measure how efficiently and effectively managers use available resources to satisfy customers and achieve organizational goals.
  3. Distinguish amoung Planning, Organizing, Leading, and Controlling? and Explain how managers' ability to handle each one can affect organizational performance?
  4. Differentiate among three levels of management and understand the
    responsibilities of managers at different levels in the organizational
  5. Identify the roles managers perform (managerial roles identified by Mintzberg).
  6. Identify the three principal types of skills effective managers need.
  7. As managers move up the organizational hierarchy, how does the weight
    of each skill set change, which skill set becomes most important for
    each managerial level
  8. Describe Frederick W. Taylor approach in helping organizations to become more efficient and effective (Scientific Management)
  9. Describe Mary Parker Follett's approach to helping organizations to become more efficient and effective.
  10. How does Mary Park Follett's viewpoint differ from Taylor's viewpoint?
  11. Describe Theory X and Theory Y and how these approaches influence a manager's style of managing.