MGT 230 All DQs
What are the four functions of management? What do the four functions of management have in common? How do managers at different levels apply the four functions of management?
How do the four functions of management affect organizational success? Which function of management do you think is the most important? Why?
What is the purpose of environmental scanning? List internal and external environmental factors. How do internal and external factors affect the four functions of management?
What are the steps in the decision-making process? What has been your experience with the decision-making process? What did you learn from those experiences?
What role does organizational responsibility and ethics play in the planning process? In which step of the decision making process do you find ethical values?
Why do all of the steps in strategic planning process need to be completed prior to implementing the solution?
What types of plans does your organization use, and why do they use these plans?
What are the steps in the planning process? Which step is the most crucial? Why?
What are three factors that affect the planning process? How do these factors affect the planning process?
What are examples of organizational resources? How should organizations allocate scarce resources in a competitive environment? How can organizations ensure that their resources are allocated appropriately?
Refer to your current organization or one you are familiar with: What type of organizational structure does it have? Do you think it is the most effective structure for the organization? Why or why not?
How do organizational structures affect organizational functions? Provide examples
How should organizations allocate scarce resources in a competitive environment? How can organizations ensure that their resources are allocated appropriately?
List 2 skills or characteristics that are most important for leaders to possess to be effective. Why you feel they are most important?
How do your organization’s leaders influence your organization’s culture?
Briefly describe a situation in which you wanted to do a great job, but you were prevented from doing so. How did this affect you? What would this suggest to you in your expectations of the performance of others?
What are some skills that leaders need to possess? How can managers develop leadership skills? Think of someone we might all be familiar with that you can argue, based on research, IS a leader in their organization - and share with us WHO they are and WHY they meet this criteria.
How has management changed due to the increased role of globalization? Would a good leader in one country automatically be a good leader in another country why or why not? What characteristics should a leader have to make them successful globally?