Seb323 week 6b - SEB323 Managing Industrial Organisations Week 6b Lecture 2nd Semester 2007 School of Engineering and Information Technology

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1 SEB323 Managing Industrial Organisations Week 6b Lecture 2 nd Semester 2007 School of Engineering and Information Technology Faculty of Science and Technology Waurn Ponds Campus Module 2: Managing People in Organisations Topic 5: Coping with Change
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2 Why Management Theory is Constantly Evolving > Management theory is continually evolving to cope with change ± Contemporary theories date back to the last 1900’s with the work of Frederick Taylor and the Gilbreths • Motivated by industry’s demand to increase productivity during the industrial revolution > Since change occurs on a continuous basis in: ± Society and politics ± Nature ± Science and technology ± Industry and the economy > So it makes sense that there is continuous pressure for change on almost all organisations ± Purpose and need ± How they are structured, operate, and are managed ± Types of resources ± Interactions and influences within and to/from the organisation The Evolution of Management Theory 1890 1940 2000 Administrative Management Behavioral Management Scientific Management Management Science Org. Environment Time and motion studies Organisational structuring Motivating employees Quantitative methods - e.g., TQM Systems Theory - Environmental interactions and influences
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3 Distributors The The Organisation Organisation Task Environment Suppliers Competitors Customers General Environment Economic Forces Global Forces Sociocultural Forces Demographic Forces Technological Forces Political & Legal Forces Change inducing forces in the Organisation’s Environment > Forces (factors) in the environment may affect how: ± the organisation operates ± the organisation needs to operate > Task Environment ± Immediate forces that affect the ability to obtain inputs and offload outputs ± Influence on a day to day basis > General Environment ± The wide-ranging forces that affect an organisation • “everything else” that is not in the task environment Distributors The Organisation Task Environment
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2008 for the course SEB SEB323 taught by Professor Cavenett during the Spring '08 term at A.T. Still University.

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Seb323 week 6b - SEB323 Managing Industrial Organisations Week 6b Lecture 2nd Semester 2007 School of Engineering and Information Technology

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