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Unit 4: ManagementRe

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Accountability the obligation to accept responsibility for the outcomes of assigned tasks
Centralized Organization all major planning and decision making is done by a group of top managers in the business
Empowerment letting workers decide how to perform their work tasks and offer and offer ideas on hoe to improve the work process
Executive a top-level manager who spends almost all of his or her time on management functions
Flattened organization one with fewer levels of management than traditional structures
Human Relations how well people get along with each other when working together
Implementing carrying out plans and helping employees work effectively
Leadership the ability to influence individuals and groups to achieve organizational goals
Leadership Styles the general way a manager treats and directs employees
Line Organization all authority and responsibility may be traced in a direct line from the top executive down to the lowest employee level
Management a person who completes all four management functions on a regular basis
Manager the person who carries out all four management functions
Matrix Organization Combines workers into temporary work teams to complete specific projects
Motivation the set of factors that cause a person to act a certain way
Operational Planning short term planning that identifies specific activities for each area if the business
Organizing determining how plans can most effectively be accomplished
Planning analyzing information and making decisions about what needs to be done
Policies guidelines used in making decisions regarding specific recurring situations
Procedure a list of steps to be followed for performing certain work
Responsibility the obligation to do an assigned task
Self-Directed Team Work a team in which members together are responsible for the work assigned to them
Span of Control the number of employees who are directly supervised by one person
Standard a specific measure by which something is jusdged
Strategic Planning long term planning that provides broad goals and directions for the entire business
Accountability the obligation to accept responsibility for the outcomes of assigned tasks
Centralized Organization all major planning and decision making is done by a group of top managers in the business
Empowerment letting workers decide how to perform their work tasks and offer and offer ideas on hoe to improve the work process
Executive a top-level manager who spends almost all of his or her time on management functions
Flattened organization one with fewer levels of management than traditional structures
Human Relations how well people get along with each other when working together
Implementing carrying out plans and helping employees work effectively
Leadership the ability to influence individuals and groups to achieve organizational goals
Leadership Styles the general way a manager treats and directs employees
Line Organization all authority and responsibility may be traced in a direct line from the top executive down to the lowest employee level
Management a person who completes all four management functions on a regular basis
Manager the person who carries out all four management functions
Matrix Organization Combines workers into temporary work teams to complete specific projects
Motivation the set of factors that cause a person to act a certain way
Operational Planning short term planning that identifies specific activities for each area if the business
Organizing determining how plans can most effectively be accomplished
Planning analyzing information and making decisions about what needs to be done
Policies guidelines used in making decisions regarding specific recurring situations
Procedure a list of steps to be followed for performing certain work
Responsibility the obligation to do an assigned task
Self-Directed Team Work a team in which members together are responsible for the work assigned to them
Span of Control the number of employees who are directly supervised by one person
Standard a specific measure by which something is jusdged
Strategic Planning long term planning that provides broad goals and directions for the entire business
Supervisor lowest level of management; oversees day-to-day operations
SWOT Analysis and examination of an organizations internal strengths and weaknesses, as well as opportunities and threats form it's external environment
Unity of Command means that no employee has more than one supervisor at a time
Variance the difference between current performance and the standard
Work Team a group of individuals who cooperate to achieve a common goal
Created by: jtroush
 

 



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