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Modern States Management - Module 1 POLC
Terms in this set (18)
scientific management school
Frederick Taylor is considered a pioneer in the school of management referred to as the
French engineer and industrialist most famous for developing the earliest model of management functions, which led to the modern POLC functions of management model we use today is:
creator and inventor of modern management
Utilitarian view of ethics
A manager decides to lay off 10 percent of the workforce and justifies the action by noting that 90 percent still have jobs and the company will remain solvent. This manager has utilized which of the following views of ethics?
Which of the following best describes managerial ethics?
It is the standard of conduct that guides a person's decisions and behavior.
the series of international standards designed to manage and minimize the harmful effects of businesses on the environment
Planning Leading Controlling and Organizing
Which of the following are steps in the management process?
Frank and Lillian Gilbreth
Who among the following was important in the scientific management field for promoting time & motion studies?
Hawthorne Experiment 1928, founder of the human relations movement
Studies that happened in the 1920s & 1930s that changed environmental aspects of the workplace and gave employees a voice in the workplace; important in shaping ideas concerning how managers should treat workers
A management function that includes anticipating trends and determining the best strategies and tactics to achieve organizational goals and objectives.
a management function that includes designing the structure of the organization and creating conditions and systems in which everyone and everything work together to achieve the organization's goals and objectives
inspiring and motivating workers to work hard to achieve organizational goals
monitoring performance, comparing it with goals, and taking corrective action as needed
Human Relations Movement
a management approach that advocates the idea that supervisors should receive behavioral training to manage subordinates in ways that elicit their cooperation and increase their productivity
Corporate Social Responsibility
the notion that corporations are expected to go above and beyond following the law and making a profit
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
a law that prohibits U.S. corporations from making illegal payments to public officials of foreign governments to obtain business rights or to enhance their business dealings in those countries
Federal legislation passed in 2002 that sets higher ethical standards for public corporations and accounting firms. Key provisions limit conflict-of-interest issues and require financial officers and CEOs to certify the validity of their financial statements. Passed in the wake of the Enron scandal
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