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  1. The Scope of Management

  2. The Scope of Management • What is management? • What are the specific tasks and responsibilities of management?

  3. What is Management? Definition Tasks / Responsibilities • Ensuring that the business works • Making sure people want your products • Making sure business is running well – prices, profit, customer service • Process – multiple steps & keeps going • Quality • Pricing • Customer’s needs • Imports / exports • Marketing • Need for product

  4. Today’s Objectives • Describe management roles, functions, and skills. • Identify benefits and limitations of a variety of leadership and management styles. • Compare self-assessment of personal traits.

  5. List a word that comes to mind when you hear the word “Management.”

  6. Functions of Management

  7. Four Functions of Management • Planning • Organizing • Implementing • Controlling

  8. Planning • Analyzing information and making decisions about what needs to be done

  9. Organizing • Determining how plans can be accomplished most effectively • Arranging resources to complete work • Includes staffing

  10. Implementing • Carrying out the plans • Helping employees to work effectively • More day-to-day management activities

  11. Controlling • Evaluating results to determine if the company’s objectives have been accomplished as planned

  12. Name an example of one of the management functions as it appeared in the article you read.

  13. Skills of Good Managers

  14. Management Skills • The skills used to efficiently channel resources and resolve conflict • What types of skills do you think managers should have?

  15. Skills Managers Need • Communication Skills • Human Relations Skills • Teamwork Skills • Problem-Solving Skills • Organizational Skills

  16. Think About It… • What makes a good manager? • Are managers & leaders the same thing? • Think of a good manager/leader you have worked with. What were some of their attributes that made them good?

  17. Management Styles Wharton Articles & Worksheet in Groups

  18. Management vs. Leadership

  19. Leadership Skills • The skills that motivate others to accomplish common goals • Leadership styles are what leaders do or how leaders act according to what they value.

  20. What are some characteristics or attributes of good leaders? Can this list of words be classified into leadership styles?

  21. Survey! What’s your leadership style?

  22. Leadership Styles Survey • All leadership styles are good – one is not more important or better than another. • It is important to understand leadership styles in order to be able to work with all personality types effectively. • In your group, come up with 4 attributes of your group’s leadership style and a famous person who might share the same style.

  23. Leadership Styles

  24. Power Attributes Strengths & Challenges • Pursuit of power • Seeking influence and personal prestige • Control, authority, ultimate goal is position • May measure success monetarily • Example: Donald Trump • Clearly sees goals • Respects authority • Doesn’t always consider others’ feelings • Doesn’t always take into consideration the consequences of certain decisions

  25. Beauty Attributes Strengths & Challenges • Seek beauty, symmetry, and harmony • Style is more important than practicality • Self-sufficient, individualistic • Must have “good” taste, appearance; elegance • Example: Van Gogh • Truly appreciates beautiful things in life • Can take care of themselves • Doesn’t always seek the input of others • Reputations means too much

  26. Social Attributes Strengths & Challenges • Love of fellow beings • Humanitarian concern for welfare of others • Will not act for material gain without first considering others • Unsympathetic nature of other types is frightening • Example: Mother Theresa • Truly cares for others and their welfare • Always thinks about others needs

  27. Knowledge Attributes Strengths & Challenges • Value truth and knowledge above all thinking • Learning is important; knowledge is power • Value science, research, and theory • Detached and unemotional; frustrated at failure of others • Example: Albert Einstein • Great learners and thinkers • Can make a decision without becoming emotionally attached • Frustrated by others, especially if underachieving • Doesn’t think of others when making a decision

  28. Resource Attributes Strengths & Challenges • Practicality, usefulness, efficiency and effectiveness • No use for knowledge that is not useable; make grades and get graded (not here to learn) • May look stingy / selfish • Life is a struggle and must preserve resources • Example: Bill Gates • Has a lot of common sense • Saves money • Can be considered stingy/selfish • Hard time seeing the purpose in knowledge or social

  29. Leadership Styles in the Business World

  30. Autocratic • Characterized by giving clear and precise directions as to what is to be done • Employees do not make decisions

  31. Democratic • Characterized by encouraging workers to share their ideas • Allows employees to make some decisions

  32. Open • Characterized by giving little or no direction to the employees

  33. Situational • Characterized by selecting a style that fits the circumstances of the moment

  34. Leadership Style Variations

  35. Summary • What is management? • Functions of Management • Management Skills & Styles • Leadership Skills • Styles of Leadership

  36. www.glogster.com • Leadership Styles Poster • What is your style? • Attributes / Characteristics • Strengths & Weaknesses • Famous Person • Work alone or with one partner that has the SAME leadership style as you

  37. WebQuest Leadership Styles