A career that is upwardly mobile, with a number of jobs that
are fundamentally different yet still build on one another is
known as a(n) _ career.
If you are happiest being a "hands-on" professional rather
than becoming a manager, you may prefer
Chapter 8: Organization structure and design: Its all about working together
8.1 What is organizing as a managerial responsibility?
Organizing is one of the management functions
Organizing: arranges people and resources to work toward a common goal
Chapter 3: ethics and social responsibility: character doesnt stay home when we go to work
3.1 how do ethics and ethical behavior play out in the workplace?
Ethics: code of moral principles that set standards of good or bad, right or wrong
Chapter 2: Mgt learning: great things grow from strong foundations
2.1 what are the lessons of classical management approaches?
Classical approaches: assumption: people are rational
Scientific management: Frederick Taylor
Administrative principles: Henr
Chapter 5: Plans and planning techniques: get there faster with objectives
5.1 How and why do managers use the planning process?
Planning is one of the 4 functions of management
Planning: process of setting performance objectives and determining ho
Chapter 4: Managers as decision makers: there is no substitute for a good decision
4.1 How do managers use info to solve problems?
Managers use technological, informational, and analytical competencies to solve problems
Problem solving: process of
Chapter 6: controls and control systems: What gets measured happens
6.1 How and why do managers use the control process?
Controlling is one of the 4 functions of management
Controlling: process of measuring performance and taking action to ensure d
Chapter 9: Organizational cultures, innovation, and change: adaptability and values set the tone
9.1 what is nature of organizational culture?
Organizational culture is personality of organization
Organizational culture: system of shared beliefs and valu
A _ represents an "educated guess" about what must
be done in the long term for survival or the prosperity of the
organization or its principal parts.
"Find out what customers want, then provide it to them as
cheaply and quickly as possible" i
According to productivity expert Odette Pollar, which of the
following should a manager delegate?
B. Tasks that challenge subordinates.
Which of the following is a good reason to avoid delegating
D. A fear that sensitive personnel matters will not
Which of the following statements about biased decision
making is true?
C. When confronted with a choice, people with strong prior beliefs
tend to make their decisions based on their beliefs even if their
beliefs are false.
Which of the following is a ste
Chapter 7: strategy and strategic management: insight and hard work deliver results
7.1 What types of strategies are used by organizations?
Strategy Is a comprehensive plan for achieving competitive advantage
Strategy: comprehensive action plan tha