After reading chapter one, you’ve gotten a broad overview of what management means. Now, in your own words:
- What is management?
- Why is management necessary?
- How do you think management has evolved? Make sure to include any personal observations!
Assignemnt 2 :
As your text points out, a company will struggle to be successful if it does not understand, and implement, technologies that help it be successful. Thinking about your current or former employer, please answer the following:
1. What are/were some of the technologies implemented that really helped make the company more successful?
2. What are/were some technologies that you believe need to be implemented?
Assignment 3 :
The decision making process is outlined in chapter 3. After reviewing this process, please answer the following questions:
1. Does you believe the managers in your current/previous employer follow this process when making a decision?
2. Out of the stages listed, which one(s) do you believe to be the most difficult? Why?
3. What do you believe is the biggest barrier to effective decision making? Why?
Assignment 4 :
Identify a time in your life when you had to make a personal or professional decision, such as buying a home, changing jobs, enrolling in school, or relocating to another state or region.
Write a 200- to 350-word description in which you discuss your decision-making process. Support your ideas with academic research. Include the following:
- Describe each step of your process.
- How similar was your decision-making process to the one described in the text?
- How might your decision be different if you had used the same steps included in the text?
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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