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In many ways, the external environment can predict the trends and needs of consumers, and managers need to be able to interpret consumer trends and apply those insights to the company. Whether...

Latest answer posted December 27, 2019 2:13 pm UTC

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“Operation function” is a core, probably the core, responsibility of upper management of an organization. To the extent that a single individual or office is responsible for the management of an...

Latest answer posted March 31, 2020 4:42 pm UTC

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In a global world that is more connected than ever before, businesses are ever-increasingly built on relationships. Having good relationships with employees, service providers, suppliers, and...

Latest answer posted March 16, 2020 8:16 pm UTC

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A manager who does not possess knowledge and understanding of an organization cannot be an effective manager. The whole point of management is to steer a given organization in a specific direction...

Latest answer posted July 30, 2017 2:00 pm UTC

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Both of these are very important and most firms cannot prosper unless both are managed well. However, the relative importance of the two varies with the type of firm. There are some firms for...

Latest answer posted October 26, 2012 3:55 am UTC

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Your question seems based on the premise that, 25 years ago, situations didn’t change quickly and there were far fewer crises. Remember, 25 years ago takes you back to the 1990s. The 1990s featured...

Latest answer posted October 11, 2020 4:52 pm UTC

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Yes, followers can make a difference in whether a leader is effective. Their ability to support the leader helps move the organization forward. Likewise, a good follower should also speak their...

Latest answer posted May 2, 2019 4:08 am UTC

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The purpose and objective of using self-managed teams is to provide an increased sense of “ownership” to employees so that those employees will be willing to assume a greater level of...

Latest answer posted January 22, 2019 6:47 pm UTC

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This question is somewhat confusingly worded, I think. You won't have departments and branches in management unless and until you have departments and branches in the organization in the first...

Latest answer posted July 11, 2016 6:27 pm UTC

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Budgeting is first and foremost a science. Either the numbers balance or they don't. Producing a balance sheet that accurately reflects revenue in one column and expenditures in another column is...

Latest answer posted June 24, 2013 3:43 pm UTC

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Sometimes managers operate with a confirmation bias. This means that when problems or questions arise, they seek out information that aligns with the viewpoint they already hold and ignore data...

Latest answer posted July 20, 2019 1:51 pm UTC

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While true changes in society necessitate different management styles and, by reason, changes to management theory, it is possible the inverse of your question is equally important to consider....

Latest answer posted June 16, 2019 11:30 am UTC

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Since you have tagged this question with “management,” I will answer in those terms. In general, I would argue that behavior within a business firm is partly a function of its consequences and...

Latest answer posted August 8, 2013 3:43 pm UTC

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You would apply it loosely in our diverse climate. McGregor's X and Y theory states that there are two polar opposite types of workers on opposite ends of a spectrum—X being lazy and unmotivated,...

Latest answer posted June 16, 2019 11:14 pm UTC

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It is definitely possible for a manager to be considered a leader. In fact, it is almost imperative that a manager should also be able to lead. This does not, however, mean that management and...

Latest answer posted December 12, 2013 6:05 am UTC

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Open and clear communication is a vital part of effective management. For the functions of a business to operate smoothly, it is necessary for managers to know what is happening in their company....

Latest answer posted January 12, 2020 12:20 am UTC

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Change and the willingness to be flexible are important to management because the business environment today changes rapidly. If a firm’s management cannot be flexible, the firm is not likely to...

Latest answer posted February 19, 2013 6:07 am UTC

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Accepting the validity of the assumption -- that most administrators are eclectic -- then the statement would refer to the fact that most administrators or managers have a certain amount of...

Latest answer posted June 18, 2013 8:42 pm UTC

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Management is both an art and a science. Management can be seen as a science because some aspects of management are technical and objective. For example, management consists in part of making...

Latest answer posted March 21, 2013 5:19 am UTC

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We can say that management is a science because some aspects of it are technical and objective. Managers must do things like tracking inventories and determining how many workers to have on hand...

Latest answer posted October 2, 2012 2:56 pm UTC

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The answer to this depends very much on the sort of conflict that is going on in the workplace. People who study management generally say that there are good conflicts and bad conflicts. While...

Latest answer posted February 14, 2013 12:06 am UTC

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It is important for a manager to be a leader. Leadership ability is not the only thing that a manager needs to have, but a person cannot be a top-class manager if they have no leadership ability....

Latest answer posted September 6, 2013 3:53 pm UTC

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In management, coaching can be an effective training and development tool to improve your employee's quality and skill. Assuming you are the manager for a student health complex, you would be in...

Latest answer posted May 6, 2019 12:33 pm UTC

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If you are talking about a workplace in which most employees join the union but employees are not required to do so. In such a case, the union members are likely to resent the non-union workers....

Latest answer posted February 20, 2012 9:55 am UTC

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While it may be impossible to find information about the specific institute you ask about, Northwest Center for Families, unless they have a significant Internet presence, it possible to give you...

Latest answer posted July 23, 2013 10:27 pm UTC

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Productivity can be defined as a measure of how much a firm makes with a given amount of resources. For example, a firm that produces $100 worth of goods and services per employee per hour is more...

Latest answer posted November 5, 2012 6:35 am UTC

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The ability to change and the willingness to be flexible are important in modern management because of how rapidly the business world can change today due to increased globalization and...

Latest answer posted September 17, 2013 2:55 am UTC

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This is a good request. There are several things that a management company can do to make their work much more efficient and better run. First, they need to hire reliable people in terms of...

Latest answer posted April 15, 2012 1:07 am UTC

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The reason that this could affect the running of the clinic is that these doctors will most likely have a hard time approaching their job from a long-term perspective. If there are senior support...

Latest answer posted February 16, 2013 6:00 pm UTC

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Communication between employees and management is important because it can allow the company to run more effectively. Managers need to communicate well with their employees. They need to tell the...

Latest answer posted September 10, 2012 9:43 pm UTC

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Situational leadership theory, as developed by Paul Hersey and Ken Blanchard, argues that there is a direct correlation between the environment, readiness, and motivation of a follower and the...

Latest answer posted February 18, 2016 12:07 am UTC

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The first thing that needs to be said in answering this question is that there is a big difference between being a “stern disciplinarian” and accepting what is going on at this sandwich shop....

Latest answer posted November 1, 2013 5:36 am UTC

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A business that fails to understand the environment in which it operates is a business with a very short life span. "External environment" in a business context refers to all the factors that exist...

Latest answer posted October 10, 2019 12:10 am UTC

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When you say "an ideal span," I assume that you are talking about a span of time. I assume that you are saying that there is some amount of time that is the right amount for one manager to stay in...

Latest answer posted March 7, 2012 8:51 am UTC

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There is no technical "secret" for how to do this. But there are two things that can be done to help a manager try to overcome this tendency. First, the manager can gather a great deal of data...

Latest answer posted April 15, 2012 2:54 pm UTC

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Before you answer this question, you need to know the definition of an external environment and what it is made up of. The external environment consists of those factors that affect the business...

Latest answer posted October 8, 2019 12:06 pm UTC

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The late German Field Marshal Helmuth von Moltke (1800-1891), reflecting upon the devastation of the Franco-Prussian War, declared that no battle plan ever survived first contact with the enemy...

Latest answer posted June 22, 2013 2:45 am UTC

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Knowledge of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs could help managers by allowing them to understand what they need to provide for their workers. Maslow’s hierarchy holds that people have different types of...

Latest answer posted November 8, 2012 2:09 pm UTC

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Auditing and evaluation are important because without them there is no way to be sure that a criminal justice organization is operating properly. Auditing and evaluation can have two purposes. One...

Latest answer posted June 21, 2013 10:42 pm UTC

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This is an acceptable place to start off in learning about management. It gives you a definition of management, related articles, and a few video clips. And as it is a decent website, you will find...

Latest answer posted February 6, 2012 3:31 am UTC

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This is a great question. If you know something about human nature and business, then you can be successful in implementing change. In light of this, I will offer a few suggestions. First, you...

Latest answer posted March 7, 2012 1:10 pm UTC

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First, we must realize that there would be different circumstances in which each of the various approaches to budgeting would be superior. Thus, there is no “one size fits all” approach that is...

Latest answer posted June 24, 2013 3:45 pm UTC

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Business management is a very broad topic, so you are wise to be considering narrowing your research to a particular area of management. Your first step might be to do some general research on...

Latest answer posted September 29, 2012 1:08 pm UTC

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