MT140_Unit 8_Seminar Master - Welcome to MT140 Introduction...

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Welcome to MT140 Introduction to Management Professor Charles A. Fail Unit 8 Seminar Ethics and Social Responsibility This seminar is being recorded
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Agenda • Review of Teamwork – Unit 7 General Questions and Announcements • Introduction • Discuss process of making ethical decisions. / Questions and Answers • Recognize the components of a diversified workforce/ Questions and Answers Define and discuss sexual harassment/ Questions and Answers Recap • Conclusion of Seminar
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Unit 7 Review: Why Groups Sometimes Fail: Ineffective communication Lack of effective chartering, visioning, and goal setting Lack of clarity about roles Inability to keep morale and momentum high Decrease in productivity Lack of trust As a manager, what is your role in increasing the likelihood that your team will be successful?
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Unit 7 Review: Different Types of Organizational Teams Transitional Teams - work groups composed of multinational members whose activities span multiple countries Virtual Teams - teams that are physically dispersed and communicate electronically more than face-to-face Traditional Work Groups - groups that have no managerial responsibilities
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Unit 7 Review: Different Types of Organizational Teams, cont’d. Quality Circles - voluntary groups of people drawn from various production teams who make suggestions about quality Semiautonomous Work Groups - groups that make decisions about managing and carrying out major production activities but get outside support for quality control and maintenance Autonomous Work Groups - groups that control decisions about and execution of a complete range of tasks
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Self-Designing Teams - Teams with the responsibilities of autonomous work groups, plus control over hiring, firing, and deciding what tasks members perform Self-Managed Teams - Autonomous work groups in which workers are trained to do all or most of the jobs in a unit, have no immediate supervisor, and make decisions previously made by first-line supervisors Unit 7 Review: Different Types of Organizational Teams, cont’d.
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Introduction Successful managers are aware of the ethical climate of the organization and strive to be an ethical leader within the organization. Corporate social responsibility involves consideration of the impact of an organization’s actions on legal, economic, ethical, and societal good-will factors. Managing diversity in the workplace is a critical issue, influenced by the increasing variety of differences characteristic of the modern worker.
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Corporate Social Responsibility Ethical Responsibility – Meeting society’s ethical expectations. Legal Responsibility – Obeying the laws.
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2010 for the course MANAGEMENT MT140-10 taught by Professor Fail during the Spring '10 term at Kaplan University.

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MT140_Unit 8_Seminar Master - Welcome to MT140 Introduction...

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