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Management 349. Principles of Management & Organizational Behavior. “So, what’s your major?”. Any Physics majors?. Principles of physics?. E=mc 2 Gravity ‘sucks’. Astronomy majors?. Principles of Astronomy?. The earth revolves around the sun

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Management 349

Management 349

Principles of Management

&

Organizational Behavior


So what s your major

“So, what’s your major?”


Any physics majors

Any Physics majors?


Principles of physics

Principles of physics?

  • E=mc2

  • Gravity ‘sucks’


Astronomy majors

Astronomy majors?


Principles of astronomy

Principles of Astronomy?

  • The earth revolves around the sun

  • My very excellent mother just served us nine pizzas


Management majors

Management majors?

  • Principles of Management?

  • Definition of Management?


Management principles in this class

Management Principles in this Class

  • Applied people skills

  • Knowledge of organizations


Organizations are like

Organizations are like…

People !?


Every person is a unique individual

Every person is a unique individual


But all people

But all people…

  • Breathe in oxygen

  • Breathe out carbon dioxide

  • Need food and liquid to subsist

  • These are Commonalities


All organizations are unique

All Organizations are unique

  • Each has its own set of values

  • Culture

  • Strengths & Weaknesses


Commonalities of organizations

Commonalities of Organizations

  • Purpose for existence

  • Rules or procedures

  • Task assignments

  • Means of communication

  • Hierarchy of authority


Regardless of the organization

Regardless of the Organization:

  • IBM

  • Disney

  • Microsoft

  • WIU

  • Three Stooges Fan Club

    Those commonalities exist.


Knowledge of organizations is important no matter

Knowledge of organizations is important no matter…

  • What job you have

  • What organization you work in

  • How old you are


If you want to succeed in your career

If you want to succeed in your career…

  • You have to know how the ‘game’ is played


Organizational behavior

Organizational Behavior

  • Behavior of people working in an organization, particularly in groups

  • Prediction and control of human behavior


Ob demonstration

OB Demonstration


349 is often the first and sometimes the only business class for students

349 is often the first (and sometimes the only) Business class for students


Business overview

Business Overview

  • Throughout the course we will examine some general business concerns and examples


Pc industry

PC Industry

  • 1981 8088 - Dual 160 KB Floppy Drives$3,300

  • 1991 486 - 120 MB Hard Drive $2,300

  • 2001 Pentium 4 - 20 GB Hard Drive $950


Pc industry1

PC Industry

  • Features have improved

  • Prices have declined

  • Why?


Automotive industry

Automotive Industry

  • How long have cars been on the market?

  • Why haven’t prices declined as per PCs?


Differences in the industries

Differences in the industries

  • PCs: Automated production

  • Cars: Labor intensive

  • Cost of producing PCs decreases, but cost of labor increases


Quick question

Quick Question

  • Briefly discuss with a person next to you:

    Famous managers (or leaders).

    Come up with a list of three mgrs/leaders

    Living or dead, real or fictional


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