Social entrepreneurship pursues innovative ways to solve pressing social problems.
Commercializing innovation turns new ideas into salable products
The management of innovation requires encouragement and support for both invention,
the act of discovery, a
Tolerance for ambiguity is an ability to deal with uncertainty even when events are
beyond personal control.
What Is the Nature of Organizational Culture?
Organizational culture is the personality of the organization
Organizational culture is a
Takeaway 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 goal.
Organization charts describe the formal structures of organizations.
Takeaway 8.2 What Are the Most Common Types of Organization Structures?
Departmentalization is the process of grouping together people and jobs into work
Functional structures group together people using similar skills
Functional structure groups t
Takeaway 8.3 What Are the Trends in Organizational Design?
Organizational design is the process of configuring organizations to meet environmental
Organizations are becoming flatter, with fewer levels of mangament.
Taller organizations are gen
Managers use force-coercion, rational persuasion, and shared power change
Force-coercion strategy pursues change through formal authority and/or the use of
reward or punishments. Most people will respond to this.
Direct forcing strategy is wh
Chapter 3- Ethics and Social Responsibility
How Do Ethics and Ethical Behavior Play Out in the Workplace?
Ethics is defined as the code of moral principles that sets standards of good or bad, or
right or wrong, in our conduct.
Ethical behavior is a term t
Chapter 13: Motivation:
Motivation: accounts for the level, direction, and persistence of effort expanded at work
Need: unfulfilled physiological desire
Lower-order needs: are physiological, safety, and social needs in Maslows hierarchy
Higher order needs
Chapter 11: Leadership
Leadership: process of inspiring others to work hard to accomplish important task
Power: ability to get someone else to do something you want done
Managerial power= position power + personal power
Reward power: achieves influence by
Chapter 12: Individual behavior
Perception: process through which people receive and interpret information from
Stereotypes: assigns attributes commonly associated with a group to an individual
Halo effect: uses one attribute to develop an
Social responsibility is an organizations obligation to best serve society
Corporate social responsibility is the obligation of an organization to serve its own
interests and those of its stakeholders.
Triple bottom line is how well an organization perfor
People have tendencies to rationalize unethical behaviors
A rationalizer might say:
Its not really illegal. This implies that the behavior is acceptable, especially in
Its in everyones best interests. This suggests that just becaus