understanding management 8th edition

management
is the attaining of organizational goals in a efective and efficient manner through planning, organizing, leading, and controlling organizational resources.
management 4 functions
planning, organizing, leading, controlling
management 1 goal
attaining and achieving the organization goals in an effective and efficient way
planing
means to have a vision
organizing
means to have implemented a plan
leading
means motivate people to get the outcome
controlling
means monitoring
controlling resources like:
human, financial, raw material, technology, information
managers get things done by:
coordinating and motivating people
organization:
is a social entity that is goal directed and deliberately structured
social entity
means made by two or more people, equal directed, designed to achieve some outcome like profit.
deliberately structured
means task are divided to organizational members.
efficiency
amount of resources, raw material, money and people used to produce a desired volume of output.
manager roles
informational, interpersonal, decisional
informational rol
monitor, scan reports, discriminator (inform interns) spokesperson (talks to outsiders)
interpersonal rol
figure head (represents) leader (directs, motivates, trains, counsel) liaison ( informational link to the outside world- emails, calls meetings)
decisional
entrepreneur, disturbance handler, resource allocator, negociator
managers work is:
varied and brief. changes constantly and occurs in small segments.
difference between individual identity to manager identity
managers, get thing done through others, build networks, coordinates diverse tasks
3 skills to be a manager
conceptual, human, technical.
top managers, ceo’s
conceptual 100
human 90
technical 30
middle managers
human 90
conceptual 80
technical 50
first line managers
human 100
technical 80
conceptual 40
non managers
technical 100
human 60
conceptual 30
becoming a manager
increase workload, the challenge of supervising former peers, the headache of responsibility for other people.
Innovative Management for the New Workplace
-Turbulent Forces
Technology, globalization, shifting social changes, changes in the workforce and environmental shifts
-New Workplace Characteristics
Work is free flowing and flexible, structures are flatter with fewer employees
-New Management Competencies
Employ empowering leadership styles
Turbulent Forces
Technology, globalization, shifting social changes, changes in the workforce and environmental shifts
New Workplace Characteristics
Work is free flowing and flexible, structures are flatter with fewer employees
New Management Competencies
Employ empowering leadership styles