Chapter 3 - Chapter 3 advocacy groups Groups of concerned...

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Chapter 3 advocacy groups Groups of concerned citizens who band together to try to influence the business practices of specific industries, businesses, and professions. behavioral addition The process of having managers and employees perform new behaviors that are central to and symbolic of the new organizational culture that a company wants to create. behavioral substitution The process of having managers and employees perform new behaviors central to the “new” organizational culture in place of behaviors that were central to the “old” organizational culture. business confidence indices Indices that show managers’ level of confidence about future business growth. buyer dependence The degree to which a supplier relies on a buyer because of the importance of that buyer to the supplier’s sales and the difficulty of finding other buyers for its products. cognitive maps Graphic depictions of how managers believe environmental factors relate to possible organizational actions. company vision A company’s purpose or reason for existing. competitive analysis A process for monitoring the competition that involves identifying competitors, anticipating their moves, and determining their strengths and weaknesses. competitors
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course BA 104 taught by Professor Musick during the Spring '08 term at St. Vincent.

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Chapter 3 - Chapter 3 advocacy groups Groups of concerned...

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