Themes-Exam 1 - collaboration and learning 5. Cultures high...

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MAN 320F Key Themes Exam 1
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Themes: Exam 1 1. Management’s main role is taking  the special gifts of each employee  and pointing them in the direction of  organizational goals 2. Management effectiveness is  measured not just by productivity,  also job satisfaction, absenteeism,  turnover, and organizational  citizenship behaviors 3. Manager’s succeed through the  work of others 4. Respect/trust are foundations  for all relationships 5. You can’t expect your people to act  better than you do (walk the talk)
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Themes: Exam 1 1. Karma: what goes around comes  around (long-term) 2. Focus on means/process as  well as ends/outcomes 3. Encourage worker participation  in decisions 4. Highly aggressive and outcome  focused cultures hurt
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Unformatted text preview: collaboration and learning 5. Cultures high in cooperation, communication, and team incentives support collaboration, learning, innovation Themes: Exam 1 1. Diversity is important - improves organizations problem solving, innovation, change management 2. The world is complex and unpredictable Managers cant control everything, dont have to have all the answers Creativity, ingenuity, flexibility are required for success Learning requires exploration Safe environment for risks, trial and error, quick mistakes 3. Learning organization/knowledge management key tools for success in dynamic environments...
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