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Introduction to business: management

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March 29, 2016

Introduction to business: management

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Ted Major

March 29, 2016
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  1. Understanding the management process cc licensed ( BY ) flickr

    photo by VFS Digital Design: http://flic.kr/p/9dTsfj
  2. Quiz • Closed book/closed notes • Phones & computers put

    away • You may collaborate with your team • You are responsible for the answers on your quiz • You do not have to choose the same answers as your team
  3. managers/supervisors? Good? Why? Bad? Why?

  4. None
  5. Management functions • Planning • Organizing • Leading • Controlling

  6. technical skills cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo by

    Samuel Z.: http://flic.kr/p/dwa7eH
  7. Human skills flickr photo by netzkobold https://flic.kr/p/4Vu39Y shared under a

    Creative Commons (BY-NC-SA) license
  8. Conceptual skills flickr photo by Austin Kleon https://flic.kr/p/xXCaC shared under

    a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) license
  9. Planning flickr photo by jurvetson https://flic.kr/p/2U3iX shared under a Creative

    Commons (BY) license
  10. zappos.com Mission statement: "To provide the best customer service possible."

    flickr photo by Robert Scoble https://flic.kr/p/6htuGK shared under a Creative Commons (BY) license
  11. Goals = long-term strategy flickr photo by steve9567 https://flic.kr/p/rCxB49 shared

    under a Creative Commons (BY-ND) license
  12. Objectives= short-term tactics flickr photo by David M* https://flic.kr/p/cDieK shared

    under a CC (BY-NC) license
  13. flickr photo by jean-louis zimmermann https://flic.kr/p/5DXvBK shared under a Creative

    Commons (BY) license
  14. Blackberry/RIM Vision: Research In Motion (RIM) is a leading designer,

    manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. Mission: Through the development of integrated hardware, software and services that support multiple wireless network standards, RIM provides platforms and solutions for seamless access to time-sensitive information including email, phone, text messaging (SMS and MMS), Internet and intranet-based applications
  15. In teams: • Perform a SWOT analysis of RIM/Blackberry's current

    situation • Suggest objectives and goals for RIM to succeed in the current smartphone/tablet marketplace
  16. Organizing role of management flickr photo by shawnzrossi https://flic.kr/p/bhi3 shared

    under a Creative Commons (BY) license
  17. Organizing Allocate resources to achieve plans Resources? • Material resources

    • Human resources • Financial resources • Information
  18. cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo by Marcin Wichary:

    http://flic.kr/p/4Afw4m
  19. chain of command cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo

    by Daniel Kramer: http://flic.kr/p/druWBL
  20. span of control (span of management) cc licensed ( BY

    NC SA ) flickr photo by Trey Ratcliff: http://flic.kr/p/7LGh15
  21. Tall Organizations cc licensed ( BY NC SA ) flickr

    photo by Steve Selwood: http://flic.kr/p/5tkEBL
  22. Flat organizations ©MichelleKopczyk http://www.flickr.com/photos/michellekopczyk/

  23. Tall or Flat? • Centralization – Decision-making concentrated at top

    – Little employee empowerment • Decentralization – Decision-making throughout organization – More employee empowerment • Manufacturing • Service
  24. Tall or Flat? • Span of Control: # of employees/manager

    –Skill of manager –Skill of employees –Complexity of job • geographical closeness • functional similarity • need for coordination • planning demands • functional complexity
  25. small v. large organizations small tall or flat structure short

    chain of command large tall or flat structure long chain of command
  26. Leading flickr photo by pedrosimoes7 https://flic.kr/p/2YY3c3 shared under a Creative

    Commons (BY) license
  27. Autocratic flickr photo by Creativity+ Timothy K Hamilton https://flic.kr/p/4R6cvu shared

    under a CC (BY-NC-ND) license
  28. Democratic flickr photo by Just Us 3 https://flic.kr/p/rPNHd shared under

    a Creative Commons (BY-NC) license
  29. Free rein (laissez faire) flickr photo by TitaniumDreads https://flic.kr/p/2hUhzm shared

    under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-SA) license
  30. Controlling flickr photo by cliff1066™ https://flic.kr/p/5mQLXj shared under a Creative

    Commons (BY) license