management_chapter_3_4_28

management_chapter_3_4_28 - BUS 220 Chapter 3 Assignment...

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BUS 220 Chapter 3 Assignment #1) Referring to Exhibit 3-3, how would a first-line manager’s job differ in these two organizations? How about a top-level manager’s job? In organization A, a first-line manager’s job would be to “crack the whip.” He or she would push the employees they supervise to produce as much of a product as possible. They oversee operations and stick to company policy without analyzing the production process. Organization B allows a first-line manager to not only be a supervisor, but an observer. If the manager notices an aspect of production that might be an improvement, he or she may contact their supervisor and make that suggestion. A top-level manager in organization A follows company procedures and keeps careful records that show proof of any changes that are made. There is very little contact with lower level managers unless there is a problem. Job security would be low, as a manager in this type of company would be easily replaceable, as they are looking only at
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management_chapter_3_4_28 - BUS 220 Chapter 3 Assignment...

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