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Getting work done through others
Key to an organization’s success
Concerns include: Efficiency and Effectiveness
Involves several functions

Management

2

Getting work done with minimum effort, expense, or waste

Efficiency

3

Accomplishing tasks that help fulfill organizational objectives

Effectiveness

4

What are the four functions of management?

Planning
Organizing
Leading
Controlling

5

Determining organizational goals and a means for achieving them

Planning

6

Deciding where decisions will be made, who will do what jobs and tasks, and who will work for whom in a company

Organizing

7

Inspiring and motivating workers to work hard to achieve organizational goals

Leading

8

Monitoring progress toward goal achievement and taking corrective action when needed

Controlling

9

What are the different kinds of managers?

Top managers
Middle managers
First-line managers
Team leaders

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Executives responsible for the overall direction of the organization
Responsible for creating:
- Context for change
- Employee buy-in
- Positive organizational culture via language and action

Top Managers