LO 1 Describe how environmental forces influence
organizations and how organizations can influence
LO 2 Distinguish between the macroenvironment
and the competitive env
LO1 Describe why people become entrepreneurs and what
it takes, personally.
LO2 Summarize how to assess opportunities to start a new
LO3 Identify common causes of success and failure.
LO 1 Discuss important advantages of two-way
LO 2 Identify communication problems to avoid.
LO 3 Describe when and how to use the various
LO 4 Summarize ways
LO 1 List the types of processes that spur
development of new technologies.
LO 2 Describe how technologies proceed
through a life cycle.
LO 3 Discuss ways to manage technolog
LO 1 Explain why companies develop control systems for
LO 2 Summarize how to design a basic bureaucratic control
LO 3 Describe the purposes for using budgets as a control de
Summarize the major challenges of managing in the
new competitive landscape
LO 2 Describe the sources of competitive advantage for a
LO 3 Explain how the functions of management are evolving
LO 1 Identify the kinds of behaviors managers
need to motivate in people.
LO 2 List principles for setting goals that
LO 3 Summarize how to reward good
LO1 Describe the kinds of decisions you will face as
LO2 Summarize the steps in making rational
LO3 Recognize the pitfalls you should avoid when
LO4 Evaluate th
LO 1 Discuss what it takes to be world class
LO 2 Describe how to manage and lead change
LO 3 Describe strategies for creating a successful
LO 1 Describe how changes in the U.S. workforce make diversity a
critical organizational and managerial issue
LO 2 Distinguish between affirmative action and managing
LO 1 Explain how differentiation and integration
influence an organizations structure.
LO 2 Summarize how authority operates.
LO 3 Define the roles of the board of directors and
the chief ex
LO1 Discuss what integration of the global economy
means for individual companies and their
LO2 Describe how the world economy is becoming
more integrated than ever before
LO 1 Discuss how companies use human resources
management to gain competitive advantage.
LO 2 Give reasons companies recruit both internally
and externally for new hires.
LO 3 Identify vari
LO1 Summarize the basic steps in any planning
LO2 Describe how strategic planning should be
integrated with tactical and operational planning.
LO3 Identify elements of the
LO1 Describe how different ethical perspectives guide
LO2 Explain how companies influence their ethics
LO3 Outline a process for maki
LO 1 Discuss how teams can contribute to an
LO 2 Describe different types of teams
LO 3 Summarize how groups become teams
LO 4 Explain why groups sometimes fail
LO 5 Describ
LO 1 Discuss what it means to be a leader
LO 2 Summarize what people want and what
organizations need from their leaders
LO 3 Explain how a good vision helps you be a better
LO 4 Identify source