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©2004 by Nelson, a division of Thomson Canada Limited 1 Chapter 1 Management
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©2004 by Nelson, a division of Thomson Canada Limited 2 What Would You Do? Mario had founded a small  management consulting firm in  Moncton. Opportunities to help firms build and  manage competitive intelligence were  many. What are the challenges Mario faces? What should Mario do?
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©2004 by Nelson, a division of Thomson Canada Limited 3 Learning Objectives:  What is Management? After discussing this section  you should be able to: 1. describe what management is. 2. explain the three functions of  management.
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©2004 by Nelson, a division of Thomson Canada Limited 4 Management is … Getting work done through others. Managers are concerned with: efficiency getting work done with a minimum of  effort, expense or  waste. effectiveness accomplishing tasks that help fulfill  organizational  objectives.
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©2004 by Nelson, a division of Thomson Canada Limited 5 Meta-analysis A study of studies. A statistical approach that  provides the best scientific  estimate of how well  management theories and  practices work. 
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©2004 by Nelson, a division of Thomson Canada Limited 6 What Really Works Meta-Analysis
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©2004 by Nelson, a division of Thomson Canada Limited 7 Management Functions Old” Planning Organizing Leading Controlling New” Making Things  Happen Meeting the  Competition Organizing  People, Projects,  and Processes
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8 Making Things Happen Determining what you want to  accomplish. Planning how to achieve those goals. Gathering and managing the  information needed to make good  decisions. Controlling performance.
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