MGT 230

MGT 230


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Week 1

Individual Assignment Decision-Making Process Paper

Resource: Ch. 3 of Management: Leading & Collaborating in a Competitive World

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 700- 1000 word paper in which you discuss your decision-making process. Support your ideas with academic research. Include the following in your paper:

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. A minimum of 3 peer reviewed references and citations should be included

Discussion Questions

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?

Week 2

Learning Team Internal and External Factors Paper

Select an organization with which everyone in your Learning Team is familiar.

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you explain how internal and external factors affect the four functions of management. In your paper, explain how the following internal and external factors affect the four functions of management. Include specific examples for each.

Globalization

Technology

Innovation

Diversity

Ethics

Include 1-2 peer-reviewed sources to support your ideas.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Reflection Summary

Collaborate with your Learning Team to discuss the previous weeks objectives.

 

Discuss what you learned, what could be applicable to your workplace or personal life, and how your knowledge has increased as a result of what you experienced through the learning activities in the previous week.

Submit your team summary of the discussion in a 1-2 page Microsoft® Word document.

Discussion Questions

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?

Week 3

Individual Assignment Management Planning Presentation

Imagine you are an executive for BP, and you are preparing a presentation for the board of directors about the organizations direction.

Create a 10- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation, with speaker notes, in which you address the following:

Evaluate the planning function of management as it relates to the organizations goals and strategies. Use steps in the planning process outlined in the text.

Analyze the influence that legal issues, ethics, and corporate social responsibility have had on management planning at BP. Provide at least one example for each.

Analyze at least three factors that influence the company's strategic, tactical, operational, and contingency planning.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Reflection Summary

Collaborate with your Learning Team to discuss the previous weeks objectives.

Discuss what you learned, what could be applicable to your workplace or personal life, and how your knowledge has increased as a result of what you experienced through the learning activities in the previous week.

Submit your team summary of the discussion in a 1-2 page Microsoft® Word document.

Discussion Questions

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?

Week 4

Individual Assignment Organizational Structure Paper

Write __a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you select an organization with which you are familiar and present the following items as they relate to that organization:

Describe the organizational structure of your selected organization. Compare and contrast that structure with two different organizational structures.

Evaluate how organizational functions (such as marketing, finance, human resources, and operations) influence and determine the organizational structure of your selected organization.

Explain how organizational design (such as geographic, functional, customer-based, product, service, hybrid, matrix, marketing channels, and departmentalization) helps determine which structure best suits your selected organizations needs.

Cite your references. If you used an electronic source, include the link.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Reflection Summary

Collaborate with your Learning Team to discuss the previous weeks objectives.

Discuss what you learned, what could be applicable to your workplace or personal life, and how your knowledge has increased as a result of what you experienced through the learning activities in the previous week.

Submit your team summary of the discussion in a 1-2 page Microsoft® Word document.

Discussion Questions

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 organizations leaders influence your organizations 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?

Week 5

Imagine that your team is a group of experts in the principles of business leadership. You have been invited to present at a conference held for some of the top executives at Fortune 500 companies. Your assigned topic is Leveraging Leadership to Maximize Business Success.

Create a 15- to 20-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation in which you address the following:

Introduction to leadership

Explain the differences between management and leadership, and how cultivating leadership skills in managers can benefit the organization.

Explain how managers can set effective expectations for their employees to increase organizational performance.

Organizational culture

Describe how managers, when applying leadership principles, can contribute to a healthy organizational culture.

Managerial control

Identify some of the key control mechanisms, and describe how management can apply them to aid in achieving organizational goals.

Leveraging diversity

Summarize some of the best practices for leading a diverse workforce, and the benefits that can come to the organization through leveraging diversity.

Reflection Summary

Collaborate with your Learning Team to discuss the previous weeks objectives.

Discuss what you learned, what could be applicable to your workplace or personal life, and how your knowledge has increased as a result of what you experienced through the learning activities in the previous week.

Submit your team summary of the discussion in a 1-2 page Microsoft® Word document.

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