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PLANNING (CHAPTER 5) MGT 3200 I.  THE THREE PURPOSES OF PLANNING A.  FUNDAMENTAL B.  DEFENSIVE C.  OFFENSIVE II. THE IMPORTANCE OF PLANNING A. ORGANIZATIONAL SUCCESS B. SENSE OF UNITY/DIRECTION C. COPING WITH CHANGE D.  PERFORMANCE STANDARDS
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Page 2 of 7 E. MANAGERIAL DEVELOPMENT III. RESISTANCE TO PLANNING A. REASONS MANAGERS RESIST 1.  ONE OF MANY FUNCTIONS 2. HARD WORK 3. USED TO MEASURE RESULTS 4. 5. LACK OF IMMEDIATE FEEDBACK 6. INVOLVES CHANGE 7. FEAR OF FAILURE/LACK OF SELF-CONFIDENCE 8. NOT REWARDED BY ORGANIZATION 9. GOES AGAINST “DOER” MENTALITY B. GRESHAM’S LAW OF PLANNING Planning may be neglected even when the manager has the best intentions to  plan. It’s the tendency for day to day problems to overshadow planning problems The problem is incorrect priorities
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Page 3 of 7 C. OUTCOME OF RESISTING PLANNING 1.   NONPLANNER (AKA “THE FIREFIGHTER”) 2. NONPLANNERS HAVE AN EXTERNAL LOCUS OF CONTROL OR IN OTHER WORDS, DENIAL AIN’T JUST A RIVER IN EGYPT! IV.
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