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Chapter 2 Management Yesterday and  Today
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Objectives Evolution of management thought - history of mgt. Early evidences of management practice Scientific management practices for today’s managers. Discuss various contributors. Explain how today’s managers use scientific management. General Administrative Theorists.  Discuss various contributors. Explain how today’s managers use general administrative  theories of management. Explain quantitative approach to management. Discuss how today’s managers use quantitative approach.
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Objectives (Cont….) Describe the contributions of the early advocates of OB. Explain the contributions of Hawthorne studies and how  today’s managers use the behavioral approach. Describe an organization using the system approach. Discuss how the systems approach is appropriate for  understanding management. Explain the contingency approach and how it differs from  other theories of management. Explain why we need to look at the current trends and  issues facing managers. Describe the current trends and issues facing managers.
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Management Relationship to other  Fields of Study Anthropology – is the study of humans and their  activities. This study includes cultures and environment.  Findings from this study, has helped managers  understand values, attitudes and behavior of people  around the globe. Economics – is the study that deals with the allocation  and distribution of scarce resources to individuals and  organizations within an economic system. It provides us  with an understanding of different economic system as  well as competition and free markets in a global context.  Knowledge of trade policies in various economies is  essential to any manager operating in a global market  place.
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Management Relationship to other Fields of  Study (Cont…) Political Science – is the study of behavior of individuals  and groups within a political environment. Political  scientists are interested in areas such as structuring of  conflict, allocating power in an economic system, and  manipulating power for individual self-interest. Managers  are affected by nation’s form of government because the  government’s policies on investment, for instance will  help shape the type, form, and policies of an  organization. Philosophy – is a study that examines the nature of  things, particularly values and ethics. Ethics are  standards that govern human conduct  and have  contributed in shaping the organizations of today by  making them to become more responsive to the needs of  workers and the environment.
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course BUS 103 taught by Professor Obiaku during the Spring '08 term at Community College of Allegheny County.

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