Test1 - Management is the attainment of organizational...

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Management is the attainment of organizational goals in an effective and efficient manner through planning, organizing, leading, and controlling organizational resources. - Four functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling o Planning: defining goals for future organizational performance and deciding on the asks and resource use needed to attain them o Organizing: assigning tasks, grouping them into departments, and allocating resources. o Leading: use of influence to motivate employees to achieve goals o Controlling: monitoring employees’ activities keeping the organization on track toward its goals and making corrections as needed. - Attainment of organizational goals in an effective and efficient manner. o Organization: social entity that is goal direction and deliberately structured Social entity: two or more people Goal directed: designed to achieve outcome “make profit” Deliberately structured: tasks and responsibility are organized and assigned o Effectiveness: degree to which organization achieves stated goal o Efficiency: use of minimal raw resources, money, and people to produce desired o Performance: ability to reach goal by using resource in an efficient and effective way Management skills - Conceptual skills: cognitive ability to see the organization and the relationships among them o Ability to think strategically and long-term and broad view - Human skills: ability to work through other people and work effectively as a group member o Ability to motivate, facilitate, coordinate, lead communicate, and resolve conflicts - Technical Skills: understanding of and proficiency in the performance of specific tasks
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course MGMT 300 taught by Professor Kukalis during the Spring '08 term at CSU Long Beach.

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