Theory of Organization Study Guide

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Theory of Organization Study Guide – Test 1 Myers-Briggs Type Indication (MBTI) – Presentation by Dr. Jones With technology, been able to reduce amount of questions significantly Results roughly 50/50 o E – extraversion o I – introversion o S – sensing o N – intuition o T – thinking o F – feeling o J – judging o P – perceiving *Barnard’s work is described as theoretical and abstract Thuesen – originally taught Theory of Organization and gave Torgersen Barnard’s book Elements of an Organization group of people (individuals) coordinating an activity (communication) working towards some goal (w/ a purpose) o psychological factors (history) o free will Reasons for an Organizations Failure (due to manager) do dumb things (arrogance) some else does dome things external influences (manager is then the scapegoat) *Organizations spend most of their time trying to stay together and afloat as opposed to moving forward Board of Trustees mostly alumni appointed by governor to oversee organization headed by a rector o president – provost – deans – dept. heads – faculty o 3 most important people Professor Provost President
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David Roselle University of Kentucky basketball scandal get rid of him b/c under his watch Francis Lawrence Rutgers V.T. went to him to get all athletics into Big East (not just football) said “racist” comment in private home reception, and was leaked to public Wade Gilley Marshall University ends up at University of Tennessee “fling” w/ female acquaintance/co-worker o other employees jealous of her promotions e-mails b/t them published in newspaper grounds for firing were for not following proper promotion regulations William Lavery V.T. (75-87) acquire land to increase agriculture facilities (tried to keep quiet) hired Dooley as athletic director and head football coach (monitoring himself) o hired athletes that don’t graduate, decreasing graduation rates fired for dishonesty w/ buying and selling land *Leadership in organizations is a “rocky boat”, and if it rocks too much it’ll sink “The Tender Ship” by Arthur Squires VASA 1625 - massive ship built by Sweden to dominate Baltic Sea huge gust of wind comes and blows it over was a tender ship, but built it anyway What Managers Do (want their imprint/goal left on/with the organization) set goals for organization recruits and retains people coordinate activities Steger’s Goal be a top 30 research institution 50 th when Steger appointed, still 50 th money spent on research based upon NSF if wasn’t goal, rank would have decreased Tennyson English poet, “Ulysses”
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“I am apart of all that I have met” - you are a sum of all your experiences effectiveness – whether you complete/accomplish your goal or not efficiency – some sort of cost is involved, how much it cost you Activity
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