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University of Arizona
Bnad 302 - Human Side of Organizations

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BNAD 302 Lecture 1 Chapter 1 The Exceptional Manager Chapter 1 I Managers operate within an organization Organization a group of people who work together to achieve some specific purpose II Management is defined as 1 The pursuit of organizational goals to efficiently and effectively by 2 Integrating the work of people through 3 Planning organizing leading and controlling the organization s resources GAANT chart to help controlling monitoring use date and time To be efficient to use resources and people money raw materials and the like wisely and cost effectively To be effective to achieve results to make the right decisions and to successfully carry them out so that they achieve organizational goals III Rewards of studying management Understanding how to deal with organizations from the outside Understanding how to relate to your supervisors Understanding how to interact with co workers Understanding how to manage yourself in the workplace You and your employees can experience a sense of accomplishment You can stretch your abilities and magnify your range You can build a catalog of successful products or services IV 7 challenges to being an exceptional manager 1 Managing for competitive advantage staying ahead of rivals 2 Managing for diversity the future won t resemble the past 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 3 Managing for globalization the expanding management universe 4 Managing for information technology 5 Managing for ethical standards 6 Managing for sustainability the business of green 7 Managing for your own happiness and life goals V Competitive advantage the ability of an organization to produce goods or services more effectively than competitors do thereby outperforming them Managing for competitive advantage being responsive to customers innovation think outside the box quality and efficiency Managing for Information technology By 2015

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