MGMT 370 - Lecture 03 systems&conting theory

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1. Closed versus Open Systems -Classical -Systems Theory -Behavioral -Management Science Implication: Importance of the External Environment Properties of Systems
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Properties. .. 2. Natural versus Contrived Systems Implication: Organizations can perpetuate themselves indefinitely
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Properties. .. 3. Systems have boundaries Implication: Need to think of managers as boundary spanners.
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Properties. .. 4. Hierarchy of Systems Implication: The interconnectedness of the parts of an org and between the org and its environment.
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Properties. .. 5. Entropy and Negative Entropy Implication: If an org. does not pay attention to its environment, it can be costly. If it does pay attention, it can be beneficial.
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Properties. .. 6. Steady State vs. Dynamic Equilibrium Implication: Orgs. Need to be in sync with their environments.
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Properties. .. 7. Feedback A necessary but not a sufficient condition. Implication: The importance of feedback as a means of monitoring the environment
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Properties. .. 8. Maintenance & Adaptive Mechanisms Efficiency Effectiveness Implication: Both sets of forces are important to organization success.
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Maintenance & Adaptive forces Technical Core I N S T I I O N A L T L E V E L M A N A G E R I A L L E V E L
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