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Study Guide Exam 1 MGMT 3300

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Study Guide Exam 1 MGMT 3300 3300

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This study guide includes all the main points covered in the chapters as well as the key terms.
Intro to Management and organization
Jill Bradley-Geist
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MGMT3300, Management, UCCS
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Study Guide 1 Chapter 1 EBM: (Evidence Based Management) o Translating principles based on good scientific evidence into organizational practices Big E vs Little e evidence o Generalizable Evidence: Broad knowledge about cause and effect connections found from systematic scientific methods (Meta-Analysis) o Local Evidence: Informs on a specific decision using data collections within a particular context or situation  Ex. Internal company job satisfaction survey discussing a new rewards system. Correlations o Range -1 to 1 (1 or -1 mean strong correlation, 0 is no correlation) o Should know sample size and statistical significance o Reliability- consistency o Validity- correctness (does it measure what it’s supposed to)  Content Validity: does the test content fairly sample the content of the task or skills of the job?  Construct validity: does the test measure a construct and is that construct important to the job performance?  Criterion predictive validity: Do scores on the test correlate with job performance measures. Organizational Structure: the work roles and authority relationships in an organization  Span of Control: number of people who report to a single person  Height of Organization: number of hierarchical level  Work/Specialization: degree to which tasks are divided into separate jobs  Centralization: where decisions are formally made o Tightly controlled, fewer decisions makes it highly centralized  Departmentalization: Grouping of resources  Formalization: degree to which rules and procedures are used to standardize behavior Chapter 15&16  Departmentalization- grouping of resources into work unites (by functional area, geographical, customer, product, and hybrids of the four) Functional Departmentalization- separated into marketing, production, human resources, ect.  Divisional Departmentalization- separated into periodical operations, publishing operations, entertainment operations, investment banking. Divisional Structure (Regional)- separated by eastern, wester, southern regions Divisional Structure (market)- Separated into corporate customers, small business customers, individual customers, govt agencies o Culture= shared attitudes, norms and values within a group of people  Values= beliefs about what is good and right  Norms= Social rules and guidelines that inform behavior o Artifacts= things you can observe about a culture (dress, art, ect.) o What shapes culture?  Company founder (personality, values)  Senior leaders  Industry and business environment (attire, interactions)  National Culture o How Culture Gets Transmitted  Organizational socialization (planned, involve managers)  Mentoring  Attraction-selection-attrition (ASA Process) o Individuals are attracted to each other based on similar values, personality, and goals o Organizations tend to be/become relatively homogeneous Chapter 2  Hofstede's 6 Dimensions of National Culture: o Individualism-collectivism: self-first vs group first  Individualism: employee centered incentives, competition, goals/feedback best and individual level  Collectivism: work relationships extent to private lives, group level feedback, respond better to authoritarian leaders than individualists do o Power Distance Index: how power or structure is interpreted. Family like companies may have a less rigid structure which can make them feel as if all are relatively equal or entitled to the same things o Masculinity-Femininity: gap between men and women's values, masculine is assertive, feminine is modest and caring. o Uncertainty Avoidance: how comfortable you are with risk or the unknown o Time Orientation o Indulgence-Restraint: indulgence allows for relatively free gratification of human drives instead of suppressing them.  General Strategies: o Localizer: operate base on what the locals are doing (local norms) o Exporter: attempts to export the home country compensation to other locations o Globalizer: Incorporates home country and local norms  Global Workers: o Parent-country nationals (expatriates): citizens of home company that work abroad o Third-country nationals: not citizens of home country working in a different country than where they are from o Local-country nationals: citizens of country in which the subsidiary is located o Expatriates compensation considerations  Foreign service premium  Hardship: political unrest, high crime rate, etc.  Relocation: transportation, storage, moving  Education: language classes, any kids schooling  Home leave: expenses of employees returning home to their families o Impatriation: opposite of expatriation, subsidiary managers learn culture, procedures, and develop networks with others by temporarily being transferred to headquarters Chapter 5  Individual Differences (continue from Module 4) o KSAO's- knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics  What they want in a "star employee" o Nature vs Nurture  Nature: biology, what your born with (selection emphasis)  Nurture: societies influence, life experiences (Training Emphasis)  Different traits can be estimated to be more influenced by nature or nurture  Heritability: variation in individuals in a population that is influenced by genetic factors (varies 0 (none)- 1(very))  Intelligence is fairly heritable  Wonderlic Test- evaluate potential employees and their intelligence  Intelligence: ability to understand concepts, especially complex and abstract concepts  IQ testing is a good test that is cost-effective for companies o Personality: a set of characteristics the indicate a person's internal properties o OCEAN- The big 5 personality traits (helpful for selection)  Openness to experience: Open-minded, curious (intellectual), wanting to try new things  Conscientiousness: dependable, goal-oriented, disciplined  Extraversion: gain energy from being with people, talkative, bold, externally motivated  Agreeableness: courteous, forgiving, cooperative  Neuroticism: easily upset, stressed, worried (emotional stability) o MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator)- helpful for team building  Introversion/extroversion  Sensing/intuition  Thinking/Feeling  Judging/ perceiving o Attraction-Selection-Attrition (ASA)  People like/ select other people similar to themselves  EQ (emotional Intelligence) o More important than IQ and technical ability o Made up of  Self-awareness- aware of their strengths or weaknesses  Self-regulation- think before acting  Motivation- driven, goal oriented  Empathy- understand emotional needs of others  Social Skill- building networks, managing relationships o Able to increase EQ through training o Self-Efficacy- belief of your own ability to succeed o Locus of Control  Internal locus of control: you are in control  External locus of control: the environment controls circumstances


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