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AU - BGEN 3100 - Study Guide - Midterm

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AU - BGEN 3100 - Study Guide - Midterm

School: Auburn University
Department: Business
Course: Principles of Management
Professor: Joel Carnevale
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: Management, Carnevale, auburn, and Exam 1
Name: Exam 1 Review
Description: Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Management Theories Personality and Perception Big 5, Dark Triad, other Traits
Uploaded: 09/06/2016
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background image Exam 1 Review  Chapter 1    Purpose of an organization  Traditional view- corporation meant to maximize profits and shareholder value  Modern (stakeholder approach) view- interests all work together for purpose of 
producing goods and services at a profit considering both shareholders and other 
constituencies  
  Triple Bottom Line- social, environmental, and economic     Two main job attitudes  Organizational commitment- employees who are not committed engage in withdrawal 
behavior  
  Three types of commitment    Affective- emotion based (I want to be here)    Continuance- cost based (I need to be here)    Normative- obligation based (I ought to be here)  Job satisfaction     P-O-L-C Framework   Planning- define goals and objectives  Organization- attracting people, specifying jobs, marshalling and allocation of 
resources, creating good work conditions 
Leading- directing, motivating, and communication within the company; decision 
making 
Controlling    
Chapter 2 
  Early Management Influencers   Henri Fayol    5 management functions and 14 management principles     Principles lead to motivation (equal better performance), commitment, and 
satisfaction 
Frederick Taylor    Scientific management (Taylorism)    Concerned with productivity and efficiency --> laid groundwork for studies on 
efficiency 
  "time studies" using a stopwatch   Frank and Lillian Gilbreth    Time and motion studies     Developed "motion studies"- tried to figure out which movements to completely 
eliminate to increase productivity  
  Therbligs- 18 motions to maximize efficiency     Modern Management Influencers  Peter Drucker    Management as an art and science    Key contribution- knowledge worker (handling or using information), 
decentralization (increase labor's decision making), respect for the worker  
  Led the shift from traditional management to contemporary management styles 
 
background image Exam 1 Review  Tom Peters and Robert Waterman    Placed further emphasis on leadership, innovation, and valuing people   Simon Sinek    Defines what a leader is    Certain characteristics define a "leader", but one of the most important factors is 
the environment they are in  
  Ethical decision making process  Assess the situation  Consider the stakeholder's point of view  Consider all possible alternatives  Pay attention to how it makes you feel- would you feel proud or ashamed    Morality requires empathy  Make a decision   Monitor outcomes     Two Ethical Theories  Utilitarianism    Do whatever will bring the most benefit (intrinsic value) to all of humanity    The needs of many outweigh the needs of the few    Maximize the greater good    We do not care about the intensions, just about the consequences   Deontology    The theory of duty or moral obligation    Judges the morality of an action based on the action's adherence to a rule or 
rules  
  Intensions behind the decision matter    We can only control our motives- we cannot control the outcome or 
consequences 
  
Chapter 3 
   Personality vs. Values vs. Attitudes  Personality- relative stable feelings, thoughts, and behavioral patterns a person has     Affect our attitudes    Values- stable life goals held by individuals     Value attainment often determines: organizational commitment, turnover, etc     Stable like personality; both can impact attitude and behavior at work, job 
performance, and career choice  
Attitudes    Job satisfaction and organizational commitment     Attitudes affect behaviors    Behaviors- performance and OCBs (organizational behaviors- going 
above and beyond, turnover, withdrawal) 
  Big 5 (OCEAN)  Openness to experience    How curious, original, intellectual, creative and open to new ideas you are 
 
 

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School: Auburn University
Department: Business
Course: Principles of Management
Professor: Joel Carnevale
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: Management, Carnevale, auburn, and Exam 1
Name: Exam 1 Review
Description: Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Management Theories Personality and Perception Big 5, Dark Triad, other Traits
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