Principles of Management. Lesson 14 Flexibility/Agility: Life Cycle of Firm, Diversity, Global Dimensions of Business (Material from Management by Schermerhorn). From Chapter 9: Flexibility in Strategy. Incrementalism
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Flexibility/Agility: Life Cycle of Firm, Diversity, Global Dimensions of Business
(Material from Management by Schermerhorn)
Fighting for existence
Coping with growth
and staying flexible
From Affirmative Action organization?
To Managing Diversity
Create upward mobility
for minorities and
respect for diversity
utilization of diverse
Improved creativity – organization?
more ideas, perspectives
Less groupthink –
multiple viewpoints open
More concentration –
everyone tries hard
Stress as pressure to perform buildsDIVERSITY IN TEAMS
What should happen
Why it may not
CULTURE SHOCK -- discomfort felt when
experiencing cultural differences