Ch 1

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Ch 1
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  1. Management
    getting work done through others
  2. Efficiency
    getting work done with a minimum of effort, expense, or waste
  3. Effectiveness
    accomplishing tasks that help fulfill organizational objectives
  4. Planning
    determining organizational goals and a means for achieving them
  5. Organizing
    deciding where decisions will be made, who will do what jobs and tasks, and who will work for whom
  6. Meta-analysis
    a study of studies, a statistical approach that provides one of the best scientific estimates of how well management hteories and practices work
  7. Leading
    inspiring and motivationg workers to work hard to achieve organizational goals
  8. Controlling
    monitoring progress toward goal achievement and taking corrective action when needed
  9. Top Managers
    executives responsible for the overall direction of the organization
  10. Middle Managers
    responsible for setting obectives consistent with top management's goals and for planning and implementing subunit strategies for achieving these objectives
  11. First-line Managers
    train and supervise the performance of nonmanagerial employees who are directly responsible for producing the company's products or services.
  12. Team Leaders
    managers responsible for faciliating team activities toward goal accomplishment
  13. Figurehead Role
    the interpersonal role managers play when they perform ceremonial duties.
  14. Leader Role
    the interpersonal role managers play when they motivate and encourage worksers to accomplish organizational objectives.
  15. Liaison Role
    the interpersonal role managers play when they deal with people outside their units
  16. Monitor Role
    the informational role managers play when they scan their environment for information
  17. Disseminator Role
    the informational role managers play when they share information with others in their departments or companies
  18. Spokesperson Role
    the informational role managers play when they share information with people outside their departments or companies
  19. Entrepreneur Role
    the decisional role managers play when they adapt themselves, their subordinates, and their units to change.
  20. Disturbance Handler Role
    the decisional role managers play when they respond to severe problems that demand immediate action
  21. Resource Allocator Role
    the decisional role managers play when they decide who gets what resources
  22. Negotiator Role
    the decisional role managers play when they negotiate schedules, projects, goals, outcomes, resources, and employee raises.
  23. Technical Skills
    the ability to apply the specialized procedures, techniques, and knowledge required to get the job done
  24. Human Skills
    the ability to work well with others
  25. Conceptual Skills
    the ability to see the organization as a whole, understand how the different parts affect each other, and recognize how th ecompany fits into or is affected by its external environment
  26. Motivation to Manage
    an assessment of how enthusiastic employees are about managing the work of others

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