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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




Principles of physics
Principles of physics?

  • E=mc2

  • Gravity ‘sucks’



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




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



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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