Management 300 MGT 300
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Date Created: 01/07/16
Management 300 Week 1 The Social Construction of Reality and the Perception Process Terms Management: planning, organizing, leading, and controlling of human & other resources to achieve organizational goals effectively and efficiently. Leadership: change Management: efficient maintenance Socially Constructed Reality: what we have been taught or learned from our social system. Paradigms: shapes how you view the world and your role in it. Experience= an event + an interpretation Examples of Paradigm shift Coming to a religious faith, or falling away Seeing your job as a moral challenge Seeing the world in a new way A paradigm shift involves a major reinterpretation of your world, and your world in it. Main Paradigm for this course: Roles 4 R’s Role is a set of : Relationships Responsibilities Restraints Rights Every community has a purpose, or C MISSION. C Individuals fill these roles R i R Roles, in turn, provide us with: i -Identity R -Security i R - Purpose i Typical Rights Students oHow to study (and how hard) Teachers oWhat topics to include or exclude oWhat to do for homework oHow to grade Positive Vs. Negative Rights Positive Rights= those that cannot be demanded, but that promote organizational goals o“Going the extra mile” to ensure excellence oPositive ways of encouraging thinking oShowing initiative in solving problems that are not your direct responsibility >>Question<< A right cannot be demanded, it must be chosen. So why might a manager not choose a positive right? oIf I do it for one person, I’ve got to do it for others. They will take advantage of me. oI only do what I’m paid to do. Negative Rights: those that cannot be forbidden, but hurt organizational goals. oDoing only the minimum you must do oNegative ways of interacting with others. >>Question<< So why might a manager choose a negative right, like yelling? oThey will walk all over me if not oIt makes me feel powerful
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