Managment

Topics: Management / Pages: 5 (1160 words) / Published: Mar 8th, 2013
Management
Stephen P. Robbins
Chapter

tenth edition

Mary Coulter

1

Introduction to Management and Organizations
1–1

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OBJECTIVES
1.1 Who Are Managers?
• Explain how managers differ from non-managerial employees. • Describe how to classify managers in organizations.

1.2 What Is Management?
• Define management. • Explain why efficiency and effectiveness are important to management.
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Objectives
1.3 What Do Managers Do?
• Describe the four functions of management. • Explain Mintzberg’s managerial roles. • Describe Katz’s three essential managerial skills and how the importance of these skills changes depending on managerial level. • Discuss the changes that are impacting manager’s jobs. • Explain why customer service and innovation are important to the manager’s job.
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Objectives
1.4 What Is An Organization?
• Explain the characteristics of an organization. • Describe how today’s organizations are structured.

1.5 Why Study Management?
• Discuss why it’s important to understand management. • Explain the universality of management concept. • Describe the rewards and challenges of being a manager.
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1–4

Who Are Managers?
• Manager
Someone who coordinates and oversees the work of other people so that organizational goals can be accomplished.

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1–5

Classifying Managers
• First-line Managers
Individuals who manage the work of non-managerial employees.

• Middle Managers
Individuals who manage the work of first-line managers.

• Top Managers
Individuals who are responsible for making organization-wide decisions and establishing plans and goals that affect the entire



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