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Behavioral Science Breakdown


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University Of South Carolina-Columbia
Mgmt 371 - Principles of Management

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MGMT 371 Lecture 5 Outline of Last Lecture II Fredrick W Taylor III Scientific Management in the Political World IV Assumptions of Scientific Management and Human Relations Outline of Current Lecture V Watched Video on Sas VI Behavioral Science VII Quantitative Management and The category Breakdown VIII Comparative International Management Current Lecture Watched a video on Sas Happy experience work force is keeping customers happy and employees working hard Provides doctors nurses daycare Only 3 employee turnover a year vs the average 17 for software companies Behavioral Sciences Resulted from dissatisfaction with human relations Applied social science principles to organizations Employed well controlled studies Job performance job rewards job satisfaction Quantitative Management Resulted from techniques developed during WWII Views managers as decision makers Employs quantitative models using economic effectiveness The Category Breakdown These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute Management Principles Administrative principles Scientific management Bureaucratic organizations Humanistic Human relations Behavioral science Comparative International Management Ex Volvo vs Ford Volvo gets pampered compared to Ford Human resource techniques vary from country to country Examines how national culture affects management practices National culture shared knowledge beliefs values behaviors and ways of thinking among members of a society Values how one should or ought to behave in society International Values o Power distance Extent people accept differences in power among institutions organizations and people o Uncertainty avoidance extent people feel uncomfortable with uncertainty and ambiguity extent they support conformity o Individualism collectivism extent people are expected to take care of themselves versus look after one another o Masculinity femininity extent

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