Organizational architecture is the combination of organizational structure, culture, control systems, and
human resource management (HRM) systems that together determine how efficiently and effectively
organizational resources are used.
Managers make decisions whenever they are engaged in planning, organizing, leading, or controlling.
Decision making in response to opportunities occurs when managers search for ways to improve
organizational performance to
The set of decisions that managers make to assist the organization in the attainment of its goals is called
the strategy of the organization.
Implementing is a process managers use to identify and select appropriate goals
1) Identify the physiological differences in mens and womens exercise performance levels.
a) Women have 20% lower oxygen uptake than men (due to smaller heart size)
b) Men have 30-40% greater physical strength.
c) Women have more fat mass and ha
Know the definition for leadership and how it is applied
The process, by which a person exerts influence over and inspires, motivates and
directs their activities to achieve group or organizational goals.
Personal Leadership style- Can not have one s
GEOG121: Geography of the Cultural Environment (Dr. Jrn Seemann)
Study guide for exam 1 (Thursday, September 10, 2015)
Please, use this study guide to prepare yourself for our first written exam (about 30 minutes). Get
familiar with the con
ACC201 TEST 2 BLUEPRINT
Journal entries to perform purchase transactions for a merchandising entity.
Journal entries to perform sales transactions for a merchandising entity.
Gross margin calculation for a merchandising entity.
Study Guide for MGT Exam 1
What makes up an organization and how is it defined
Collections of people who work together and coordinate their actions to achieve a
wide variety of goals or desired future outcomes
What does job specialization mean?
Financial accounting is a specialized branch of
accounting that keeps track of a company's financial
External Users-Lenders, Shareholders, Governments, Consumer Groups,
External Auditors, Customers
Internal Users-Managers, Officers, Internal
Personality traits: Enduring tendencies to feel, think, and act in certain ways.
Extraversion: The tendency to experience positive emotions and moods and to feel
good about oneself and the rest of the world.
Negative affectivity: The tendency to experienc
MGT 300- Chapter 17: Managing Conflict, Politics, and Negotiation
1. Organizational Conflict
Organizational Conflict- the discord that arises when the goals, interests, or values
of different individuals or groups are incompatible and those individuals o
Diversity: Differences in characteristics of people; can involve personality, work
style, race, age, ethnicity, gender, religion, education, functional level at work, etc.
Glass ceiling: a ceiling based on attitudinal or organizational bias in the work fo
Human resource management: activities that managers engage in to attract and
retain employees and to ensure that they perform at a high level and contribute to the
accomplishment of organizational goals
Strategic human resource management: the process by
Leadership: Ability of an individual to influence a group or another individual
toward the achievement of goals and results.
Leader: an individual who is able to exert influence over other people to help achieve
group or organizational goals
The fewer the inputs required to produce a given output, the lower is the efficiency and the higher the
cost of outputs.
Innovation refers to producing goods and services that have attributessuch as design, styling,
As a part of the controlling process, managers monitor and evaluate the organization's strategy to see if it
Control is not concerned with keeping employees focused on the important problems confronting the
Human resource management (HRM) includes all the activities managers engage in to attract and retain
employees and to ensure that they perform at a high level and contribute to the accomplishment of
Points to Remember
Define Management, Organizations and Organization Performance
Management: The planning, organizing, leading, and controlling of human and other
resources to achieve organizational goals efficiently and effectiv
Define Decision Making
The process by which managers respond to opportunities and threats by analyzing the options and
making determinations about specific organizational goals and courses of action
o In response to opportunities: occurs wh
Points to Remember
In order to build a good foundation for your understanding of Motivation and Performance, I suggest you
read A Managers Challenge Enterprise Rent-A-Cars way of motivating.
Motivates employees to provide excellent cus
Know how to define and what makes up organizational structure
-Formal system of task and reporting relationships that coordinates and
motivates organizational members so they work together to achieve
-Technology, human resources, stra