the process used to accomplish organizational goals through planning, organizing, leading, and controlling people and other organizational resources
Individuals who raise ethical concerns or issues to others inside or outside the organization.
the force that moves people to act. motivation may be either instinctive (drives) or learned.
entrepreneurship within an organization, allowing employees flexibility and authority in pursuing and developing new ideas
Glass ceiling effects
invisible barrier that prevents women and minorities from advancing in the workplace
The process managers use to transfer authority and responsibility to positions below them in the hierarchy
Decision making process
begining with identificatuin of a problem and ends with evalution of implemented solutions
steps in dicision making
1.identify and define the problem
2. generate and evaluate possible solutions
3.choose a solution
4. implement the solution
5. evaluate results
Code of ethics
Principles of conduct within an organization that guide decision making and behavior.
The trend toward increased cultural and economic connectedness between people, businesses, and organizations throughout the world.
Product life cycle
Four stages that product goes through over its life: introduction, growth, maturity, and decline.
inspires people to continuously change, refine, and improve strategies and their implementation.
the tendency for people in a group to exert less effort when pooling their efforts toward attaining a common goal than when individually accountable
the mode of thinking that occurs when the desire for harmony in a decision making group overrides a realistic appraisal of alternatives
determines to what extent the business is accomplishing the goals it set out to reach in the planning stage
management process of determining how best to arrange an organization's resources and activities into a coherent structure
MNC Multinational corporations
a corporation that operates on a worldwide scale, without significant ties to any one nation or region
is a disagreement over issues of substance and or an emotional antagonism
stages of team development*****
a synthesis of research on small groups suggest that here are five distinct phases in the life cycle of any team;
1 forming- a stage of initial orientation and interpersonal testing
2. Storming- a stage of conflict over tasks and working as a team
3. Normong- a stage of consolidation around task and operation
4. Performing- a stage of teamwork and focused task
5. Adjourning- a stage of task completion and disengagement