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Running Head: INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL FACTORS OF AN ORGANIZATION

Internal and External Factors that Affect the Four Functions of Management in an Organization

Albert Rodriguez, Connie Contreras and Patrice James

University of Phoenix

MGT/330

September 8, 2010

Internal and External Factors that Affect the Four Functions of Management in an Organization

Planning, organizing, leading, and controlling are all factors that contribute to the decision making process among managers. Managers strive to remain ethical through the diverse challenges and innovative technology that has increased globalization.

External factors have an immediate effect on an organizations planning. Marketing a product takes thorough planning. Managers organize ideas on where to market a product that provides benefits to other countries.

Leading globalization can be difficult because other countries may not want to use a product they are unfamiliar with. Therefore, a thorough explanation of why a product would be beneficial in another country is very important (Moon, 2010). The cell phone for instance has brought forth much controversy. Rates, service areas for Internet, communication, contractual agreements, and a wide range of other issues have been broad topics for subscribers of cell phones. To control globalization, cell phone providers must have management teams that extend enough information about products to other countries to determine if the product is marketable around the globe (Moon, 2010).

Information is organized through technology; via Internet so customers are better informed regarding price, and other vital information before purchasing.

Innovative technology has brought forth social networking sites. Companies such as Google have created blog forums where customers can share thoughts about a product hence, making others aware before purchasing. This controlled technology helps managers see where there is room for improvement of a product if...
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