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1 Teambuilding Block - Seminar 3.4 CAP Corporate Learning Course ManagementPrinciplesTeambuilding Block - Seminar 3.4 CAP Corporate Learning Course
2 Objectives 1. Describe basic management principles 2. Describe the concepts of span of control and unity of command3. Describe characteristics of some of the leading management theories4. Compare and contrast leadership and management
3 Introduction – What does it mean to be a good manager? Good managers impact others in positive ways.Good managers are a valuable resource in our personal and professional lives.(Your response) ___________________________________________
4 Four Management Principles (or Functions) PlanningDetermine GoalsHow goals will be achievedDecision making
5 Four Management Principles (or Functions) Cont. 2. OrganizingReflect on plans and objectivesEstablish major tasksDivide major tasks into subtasksAllocate resourcesEvaluate the results of your strategy
6 Four Management Principles (or Functions) Cont. 3. InfluencingAchieve the organization’s goal by motivating, directing, or leadingEffective communication
7 Four Management Principles (or Functions) Cont. 4. ControllingMaking things happen as plannedMonitor the progress being made by your workersGathering information and measuring performance
8 Span of Control and Unity of Command Number of individuals a manager supervisesSpan of Control and Span of Management are the same termUnity of CommandIndividual should have one bossToo many bosses cause inefficiencies and ineffectiveness
9 Management Theories The Classical Approach Scientific Management Classical Organization TheoryThe Behavioral ApproachIncrease production by understanding the peopleHawthorne StudiesTheory X and Theory YTheory X – lazy, lacks initiative, dislikes workTheory Y – full of initiative, self-directed and committed to the organizationInvolves expectations and assumptions about peopleManagement by ObjectivesManager and subordinate set goals with understanding that subordinate’s job performance would be judged by achieving goals – Peter Drucker
10 Leadership vs. Management Guiding the behavior of othersDirects people to accomplish objectivesManagementConcerned with more than just people such as all the other resources available to themBroader scope than leadingEffective managers are probably good leaders
11 Exercise Baseball Team Who’s Who: Divide into teams with 3-6 members Select a group leader for each groupUsing the clues provided, try to determine who plays each position on a baseball teamSolve the problem and analyze how your group leader led you through the process and how the group interacted during the decision making
12 Summary I. The four principles of management are: Planning – Determining the organization’s goals and deciding how best to achieve them.Organizing – Assigning tasks to various individuals or groups; puts plan into action.Influencing – Guiding the activities of the organization’s members.Controlling – Making things happen as planned and monitoring the progress made by your workers.II. Span of Control refers to the number of individuals a manager supervises. Unity of Command means that an individual should only have one boss.
13 Summary (cont.) III. Management theories include: The Classical Approach which identifies planning, organizing, leading and controlling as important managerial conceptsThe Behavioral Approach which strives to increase production by understanding the peopleTheory X and Theory Y which involved the positive or negative assumptions a manager would make about peopleManagement by Objectives which involved manager and subordinate setting goals that would influence the job performance evaluation of the subordinateIV. The distinction between leadership and management is that leadership is guiding the behavior of others and management is concerned with more than just people (all resources must come together to accomplish the goal).