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Chapter 1 1. Describe what management is. Management is getting work done through others with the minimum effort, expense or waste. What is more the work done has to help accomplish objectives of the company. 2. Explain the four functions of management. The four functions of management are: planning, organizing, leading, controlling. Planning is determining the organizational goals and a way of accomplishing them. Organizing is deciding who will do what jobs, who will work for whom in the company and where decisions will be made. Leading is when the manager inspires and motivates workers to achieve organizational goals. Controlling is when the manager monitors progress toward goal achievement and taking corrective action when the progress is not as expected. 3. Describe different kinds of managers. There are four kinds of managers: top managers, middle managers, first line managers, and team leaders. Top managers are executives that are responsible for the overall direction of the organization and they tend to be CEOs , COOs, CFOs or CIOs. Middle managers they are responsible for setting objectives consistent with top management’s goals and for planning and implementing subunit strategies for achieving those objectives; they tend to be plant managers, regional managers or divisional managers. First-line managers train and supervise the performance of non-managerial employees who are directly responsible for producing the company’s products or services; they tend to be office managers, shift supervisors or
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2011 for the course MAN 3025 taught by Professor Dr.t during the Spring '11 term at St. Petersburg College.

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