2 Read to LearnIdentify the differences between management structures.Name six skills necessary for effective management.
3 Managerial Structures An advantage of the line authority structure is that authority is clearly defined.line authorityan organizational structure with managers on one level are in charge of those beneath them
4 Line Authority Organizational Chart ManagerAssistant ManagerEmployee
5 Managerial Structures The line and staff authority structure enables managers to get advice. It can also lead to overstaffing.line and staff authorityan organizational structure in which has a direct line of authority as well as staff who advise the line personnel
6 Line and Staff Authority Organization Chart Figure 7.2Line and Staff Authority Organization Chart
7 Managerial Structures Centralized organizations help managers throughout the firm to be consistent in decision making.Centralized organizationAn organization that puts authority in one place – with top management
16 Manage Time Effectively Understanding the Business Graphic OrganizerSkills Needed by ManagersKeep Accurate RecordsTask- OrientedWork Under PressureManage Time EffectivelyCommunicate WellHuman RelationsUnderstanding the Business
17 Advantages of Being a Manager Graphic OrganizerMore control over timeGreater influenceMore moneyAdvantages of Being a ManagerRespectPrestige
18 Blamed when things go wrong Disadvantages of Being a Manager Graphic OrganizerBlamed when things go wrongDisadvantages of Being a ManagerMistakes are costlyPressure
19 What is an advantage of a line and staff authority organization structure over a line authority organization?Line and staff authority structure enables management to get advice from staff personnel.
20 Why do some businesses use a decentralized organization? They allow decisions to be made at the local level where managers are more familiar with the problems and have the resources to solve them.
21 What are some characteristics of an effective manager? task-oriented, able to work under pressure,effective communicator, works well with others, and technical knowledge