English Word Management

Topics: Management, Public administration, Democracy Pages: 4 (836 words) Published: May 8, 2013
PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT MGT 3371|
MANAGEMENT|
RESEARCH PAPER|
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HERNANDO ROBERTS|
5/12/2010|
DR. LUCAS, PROFESSOR

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

ABSTRACT……………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 3

INTRODUCTION…………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 3

HISTORY……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 4

NATURE OF MANAGERIAL WORK…………………………………………………………………… 4 & 5

21ST CENTURY……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 5 & 6

REFERENCES…………………………………………………………………………………………………… 6

ABSTRACT

Management in all business areas and human organization activity is the act of getting people together to accomplish desired goals and objectives. Management comprises planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling an organization for the purpose of accomplishing a goal. Resourcing encompasses the development and manipulation of human resources, financial resources, technological resources, and natural resources. Because organizations can be viewed as systems, management can also be defined as human action, including design, to facilitate the production of useful outcomes from a system. This view opens the opportunity to manage oneself, a prerequisite to attempting to manage others. Management can also refer to the person or people who perform the act(s) of management.

INTRODUCTION

Throughout the years, the role of a manager has changed. Years ago, managers were thought of as people who were “the boss.” While that might still be true today, many managers view themselves as leaders rather than as people who tell subordinates what to do. The role of a manager is comprehensive and often very complex. Not everyone wants to be a manager, nor should everyone consider being a manager. HISTORY

The verb manage comes from the Italian managgiare (to handle-especially tolls), which in turn derives from Latin manus (hand). The French word mesnagement...

References: Gomez-Mejia, Luis R.; David B. Balkin and Robert L. Cardy (2008). Management: People, Performance, Change, 3rd edition. New York, New York USA: Mcgraw-Hill. pp.
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