Chapter 1 Vocab Principles of Management

Chapter 1 Vocab - Manager Someone who coordinates and oversees the work of other people in order to accomplish organizational goals First-line

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Manager Someone who coordinates and oversees the work of other people in order to accomplish organizational goals First-line managers The lowest level of management who manage the work of nonmanagerial employees and typically are directly or indirectly involved with producing the organization’s products or servicing the organization’s customers. Middle managers Managers between the lowest level and top levels of the organization who manage the work of first-line managers Top managers Managers at or near the upper levels of the organization structure who are responsible for making organizationwide decisions and establishing the goals and plans that affect the entire organization. Management Coordination and oversight of the work activities of others so that their activities are completed efficiently and effectively Efficiency Doing things right, or getting the most output from the least amount of inputs Effectiveness Doing the right things, or completing activities so that organizational goals are attained. Planning
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2011 for the course BADM 331 taught by Professor Franq during the Spring '10 term at N.C. State.

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Chapter 1 Vocab - Manager Someone who coordinates and oversees the work of other people in order to accomplish organizational goals First-line

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