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Unformatted text preview: organization A social entity that is goal directed and deliberately structured. organizing The management function concerned with assigning tasks, grouping tasks into departments, and allocating resources to departments. performance The organizations ability to attain its goals by using resources in an efficient and effective manner. planning The management function concerned with defining goals for future organizational performance and deciding on the tasks and resources needed to attain them. project manager A manager responsible for a temporary work project that involves the participation of other people from various functions and levels of the organization. role A set of expectations for ones behavior. technical skill The understanding of and proficiency in the performance of specific tasks. top manager A manager who is at the top of the organizational hierarchy and is responsible for the entire organization....
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- Fall '08