BUAD 304 VIDEO LECTURES

BUAD 304 VIDEO LECTURES - BUAD 304 VIDEO LECTURES: MIDTERM...

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BUAD 304 VIDEO LECTURES: MIDTERM 1 VL1) Foundations of Leadership Basic leadership model: KNOWLEDGE OF ORG BEHAVIOR X BEHAVORIAL SKILLS = LEADERSHIP EFFECTIVENESS Knowledge of Organizational Behavior: Individual Level: - how members make sense of the world - what motivates members Group Level: - how teams function - how to lead teams - power and politics - ethical decision making Organizational Level: - how to structure the firm - how to select and development talent - how to change organization - how to create and sustain culture Behavior Skills: - facilitate team decision making - communicate effectively - exercise power wisely - negotiate effectively - manage organization change Disciplines related to OB knowledge Pyschology/social psychology organization ORGANIZATIONAL Sociology/anthropology group BEHAVIOR Political science individual Early 1900s Pre 2oth century: - craft work at home - models of large organizations (military/church) - Adam Smith: economic benefits of division of labor Turn of the century: - industrialism: machinery and factories - mass production
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- size and inefficiency Early 1920s Scientific Management: Cult of Efficiency (Fredrick Winslow Taylor – engineer in large steel mill in Pennsylvania he saw inefficiency everywhere he looked – no formal structure/ppl working in all different ways) So he suggested to apply this scientific method: - task analysis and standardization - pay linked to performance - systematic selection and training Classical Management - functions: planning, organizing, directing, staffing and controlling - principles: specialization, unity of command, scalar chain and span of control 1930s Hawthorne studies: Human relations - studies of lighting, rest pauses, length of work day, and pay on performance - FINDINGS: power of workers feelings and supervision/power of informal groups/logic of efficiency vs. logic of sentiments 1940s Group Dynamics: - role of groups in behavorial change - participation in decision making Bureaucracy: Max Weber - ensure fair and equal treatment - specified areas of responsibility - consistent and written rules - right of appeal - management as a learned profession 1950s Leadership Studies - task leaders - social leaders Decision-making studies - limits to rationality: bounded rationality - satisfice not maximize Gordon & Howell Report on B-schools - need to professionalize business schools
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- need for scientific knowledge 1960s – 1970s
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2012 for the course BUAD 304 taught by Professor Cummings during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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