ADMS1000 fall 07 slides -Lecture1TheChallengeofBusiness

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1 LECTURE 1 THE CHALLENGES OF BUSINESS: A FRAMEWORK What are the fundamental  internal  and  external   forces which all organizations must confront  in their struggle to survive and prosper? 
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2 CANADA: A GREAT PLACE TO DO  BUSINESS?   Competitiveness The Business Environment Global status/position Technological opportunities    & facilities
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3 INTERNAL & EXTERNAL ENVIRONMENTS
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4 INTERNAL ENVIRONMENT – PEOPLE   People are a key component  of all organizations People as a competitive  advantage Recruiting the right people Managing people and teams Leadership as a key influence  performance
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5 A planned network of relationships  between individuals in various  positions in the organization Includes the formal  hierarchy of  authority, e.g. distribution of work  rules or procedures controlling  and coordinating behaviour Many organizations are changing  their structure (restructuring). This  may include becoming ‘flatter’ INTERNAL ENVIRONMENT - STRUCTURE
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6 REGULAR WORKERS MANAGING DIRECTOR MIDDLE MANAGERS LINE MANAGERS A HIERARCHICAL ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE INTERNAL ENVIRONMENT - STRUCTURE
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7 A FLATTER ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE MANAGING DIRECTOR HEADS OF DEPTS REGULAR WORKERS LINE MANAGERS ADMIN STAFF INTERNAL ENVIRONMENT - STRUCTURE
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8 Also includes the informal
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This note was uploaded on 08/04/2009 for the course ADMS 1000 taught by Professor Sumwaru during the Spring '09 term at York University.

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