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Management Notes  Chapter 1.  What is Management?-  involves coordinating and overseeing the work activities of others so  that their activities are completed efficient and effectively. Manager - Somoneone who coordinates and oversees the work of other people.  First-Line Mangers - the lowest level of management, manage the work of non-managerial  employees who typically are involved with producing the organizations products or servings.  ALSO HAVE THE TITLE SUPERVISOR. Middle Manger - include all levels of management between the first level and the top level of the  organization.  They manage the work of the first line managers and may have titles such as  REGIONAL MANAGER or DIVISION manager. Top Managers - who are responsible for making organization wide decisions and establishing  the plans and goals that affect the entire organization. PRESIDENT OR VP. WHAT DO MANAGERS DO???? Management functions consist of Planning, Organizing, Commanding, Coordinating and  Controlling. MANAGEMENT ROLES???? Mangement roles - refer to specific categories of managerial behavior. (HENRY MINTZBERG) Mintzbergs 10 mangement roles  are grouped around interpersonal behaviors. Interpersonal roles  are roles that involve people and other duties that are ceremonial and  symbolic in nature.   Mintzberg management Roles Interpersonal roles  include FIGUREHEAD, LEADER, AND LIASON. Informational  – Monitor, Disseminator, Spokesperson. Decisiona l- Entrepreneur, Disturbance Handler, Resource Allocator. 
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MANAGEMENT SKILLS?? Technical Skills-  are the job-specific knowledge and techniques needed to proficiently perform  specific tasks. (More important for Lower managers) Human Skills - involve the ability to work well with other people. Conceptual Skills- skills the managers use to think and to conceptualize about abstract and  complex situations. CHANGES IN THE MANAGERS JOBS Changing in Technology, Increased Security threats, Increased Emphasis on organizational and  managerial ethics, Increased Competitiveness. Innovation-  doing things differently, exploring new territory and taking risks. WHAT IS AN ORGANIZATION-??? Organization - an organization is deliberate arrangement of people to accomplish some specific  purpose. Each organization has a distinct purpose.  This purpose is typically expressed in terms of a goal  or a set of goals that the organization hopes to accomplish.  Second each organization is  composed of people, one person working alone is not an organization.  Third, all organizations  develop some deliberate structure so that heir members can do their work. Why are org.
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2009 for the course MAN 3025 taught by Professor Clevenger during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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