What is planning?
Primary management function
Planning involves the means as well as the ends
Managers should plan because:
Provides direction as well as facilitates coordinated efforts
Reduces overlapping and wasted activities
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Week 1: MANAGERS AND MANAGEMENT
Who are managers and where do they work?
Case Study COCA-COLA
Look online for CocaCola's official history and explore its themes for the past 125 years.
Identify changing themes overthe years. Can yousee any links between the themes on the
timeline and what might have been the m
Introduction to Management
Definition of management
Differences between management
and financial accounting
Cost terms and concepts
Cost flows in an organisation
Homework Questions for
A MANAGERS DILEMMA
Which of the following best describes the challenge facing gazoontite.com according to
the company profile in A Managers Dilemma?
a. persuading investors to initially invest in the company
b. deciding which products
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No one gets a low score on this companys
performance reviews. Is there a better system
for evaluating employees? by Brian J. Hall
and Andrew Wasynczuk
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A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world
A managers desk represents his office, or main place of work. It is also symbolic of the
authority that is associated with his position in the organization, and is the place from where
he mainly per
Aspects of free trade agreements benefit businesses and employment relations
stakeholders while other elements threaten them. Specifically, the exporting element of free
trade agreements and increased access to international markets benefit organisations
BBA102 EXAM STUDY NOTES
Outline the three key elements in designing an organisations structure
The height of an organisations structure, dependent on the size.
Dependent on the number of departments and people in control the compan
http:/www.youtube.com/watch?v=llhYasSxPYk DM steps
Manager as a
BBA102 Wk 5 supplementary intel MDM
Managerial Decision Making
Decision making: the process by which managers re
WEEK 1 BBA102
Management: What it is, what its benefits are
Definition: Distinct occupational group who oversees activities and pursuits organisational
goals efficiently and effectively. This is completed by organisations/ people that want to
achieve a sp
Management Essay: Culture can be an asset and a liability
In an organizational context, the common and often-quoted view of culture is the
one that present culture as being the the way things are done around here. There are
three main way
Examples, key words (verbs), and technologies for learning (activities)
Examples: Recite a policy. Quote prices from memory to a customer. Recite the safety
Remembering: Recall or
retrieve previous learned
Key Words: defines, describes, id
Lecture 5: Graphics, Digital Media and Multimedia
- Born in London 1955
- Wanted to create an open-ended, distributed hypertext system with no boundaries, so
scientists everywhere could link their work together
- Invented the World Wide We
Topic 1- The Financial System
1. The Financial System
Provides a marketplace for money, enabling transfer of purchasing power between
market participants and present and future time
E.g. direct financing in financial markets such as investment banks, an
Lecture 2 ACCG106
- A sole trader is an individual who owns, controls and manages a business, and is
personally and solely liable for all the business debts
- The business is not a separate legal entity
- The general registration requirement
Lecture One Managers and Management
Management: What do they do?
Management is the pursuit of organisational goals efficiently and effectively by integrating
the work of people through planning, organising, leading and controlling the organisat
Managers work in organisation. Organisations are systematic arrangements of people brought together to
accomplish a specific purpose.
3 Characteristics that all organisations share are:
BBA102, Session 2, 2017 Essay Marking Rubric
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Criteria and their
loading (in %)
Focus on the question
Identification of issues
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Tutorial Week 3
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Contextualising: Managing in a changing global environment
Theory understanding and theory application (Blooms taxon
CHAPTER 4 Organisational culture
LIBABA GROUP HOLDING LIMITED WAS LESS THAN TWO YEARS OLD WHEN .IACK MA
(Ma Yun) and his I7 co-founders decided to more clearly define the companys core values.
Alibaba had quickly outgrown Mas apartment in Hangzhou, China,
PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT
TOPIC: UNDERSTANDING GROUPS AND MANAGING TEAMS
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Free trade agreements such as the proposed Trans-Pacific
Partnership are often controversial. Do you think Free Trade
agreements are of benefit to organizations, their employees and
other key stakeholders?
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"The environment in which organisations operate changes so quickly that managerial plans are often
redundant as soon as they are made. Critically discuss"
Organisations exist, and often thrive, in fast-paced environments. These organisations ar
Given the ever-evolving institutional context, there is a burgeoning awareness and
understanding in business as well as academic institutions that Corporate Social
Responsibility (CSR) is a critically important attribute for both business organisations an
Social interaction is an exchange among two or more individuals and is a building block of
society. There are some benefits of social interactions. Employees who engage in group
activities will feel belonged, accepted and confident. According to the case
The environment is complex, laws might change and new competitors might emerge. All
these consequences affect the organisation and they require the management. Who are
managers? Managers work in an organisation. Managers are distinct occupational group wh
ACCG106 Notes: Accounting information for decision-making
Week 12- Financing the business
Managing working capital
- Current assets are assets the entity expects to convert to cash within the next 12
- Current liabilities are debts to be paid withi
Formal groups are usually permanent
Informal groups hold sway as they can either follow or dismiss the operations of
Production teams perform day to day operations of an organisation e.g.
maintenance groups for airlines