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MGT Week 1-2

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MGT Week 1-2 MGT 250

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these are the notes for the first and second week
Managerial and Organizational Concepts
Shinwon Noh
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Managerial / organizational concept




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Date Created: 02/07/16
MGT 250 Managerial & Organization Concepts Lubin School of Business Professor Shinwon Noh Spring 2016  Week 1 (1/28/16): Management­ getting work done through others effectively and efficiently. Efficiently: the most output from the least amount of inputs Effectiveness: accomplishing task to fulfil organizational goals. Managers­ individuals in organization who direct and oversee other people  Types of managers: Top (CEO, chairman, president) Middle (district or division) First­line (supervisor, shift managers)  Team leaders  4 Function of managers  Planning­ achieving a goal Controlling Organizing­ who is what Leading(commanding)­ motivating or encouraging  Roles of managers  Interpersonal:   Figurehead, performs social/ceremonial/legal duties   Leader  Liaison, dealing with people outside their units Informational:   Monitor, scan their environment for info  Disseminator, sharing the collected info with subordinates / other in the companies  Spoke person   Decisional:  Entrepreneur: adapting themselves, subordinates, unit to change   Disturbance handlers: responding to pressure/problems need immediate attention/action  Resource allocator: decision who gets what resources and in what amount  Negotiator: negotiate schedules, project, resource and employee raises  Skills of Managers  Technical­ procedures, techniques, and knowledge in getting the job done.   Human­ ability to work well with others   Conceptual­  see the organization as a whole   Motivation to manage  Week 2 (2/4/15): Early Management: Examples  Egyptians pyramids   Venetian arsenal (13  century)  Industrial Revolution  Scientific Management  Taylor  Used scientific methods  To fix the problems of soldiering   To find the “One Best Way” of doing work  Time study (e.g., Science or Shoveling) Gilbreth   Motion study (e.g., bricklaying) Gantt: Gantt Chart Bureaucracy Weber  1. Traditional authority  2. Charismatic authority 3. Rational­legal authority  Administrative Management  Fayol  Administrative ability is more important than technical ability   14 Principle of Management­ division of labor Human Relations  Follett  Efficiency alone is not enough; treat your employees well  Conflict resolution  Distributive: win­lose (zero­summary)  Integrative: win­win Mayo: Hawthorne Studies   6 workers separated from the factory for experiment   Originally designed as scientific management experiment  But, productivity increased regardless of lighting. Why?  Paid more attention   Cohesiveness  Barnard  Employees’ willingness to corporate is the key to success   Zone of indifference: where employees automatically accept managerial authority  Contingency Management 


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