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MGT 521 Entire Course

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com MGT 521 Week 1 Apply Management And Applications Worksheet MGT 521 Week 2 Apply Management Planning Worksheet MGT 521 Week 3 Apply Organizational Culture and Design MGT 521 Week 4 Apply Leadership Examination MGT 521 Week 5 Apply Using the Project Planner’s Toolkit MGT 521 Week 6 Apply Hewlett-Packard Case Study Analysis MGT 521 Week 1 DQ 1 MGT 521 Week 1 DQ 2 MGT 521 Week 1 DQ 3 MGT 521 Week 1 DQ 4 MGT 521 Week 2 DQ 1 MGT 521 Week 2 DQ 2 MGT 521 Week 2 DQ 3 MGT 521 Week 2 DQ 4 MGT 521 Week 3 DQ 1 MGT 521 Week 3 DQ 2 MGT 521 Week 3 DQ 3 MGT 521 Week 3 DQ 4


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MGT 521 Final Exam Guide (New)

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com 1. ________ is defined as a business firm’s intention, beyond its legal and economic obligations, to do the right things and act in ways that are good for society. Social screening Social responsibility Social obligation Values-based management 2. The balanced scorecard measures organizational performance against previously established standards. Which of the four


functions of management relates most closely to setting these standards? Controlling Leading Organizing Planning 3. Budgets can be used as tools within which two functions of management? Controlling and organizing Planning and leading Controlling and planning Organizing and leading 4. Indira Patel has been working in her organization’s computer security department for the past 10 years. If another employee follows Indira’s recommendations in a given situation, based on her expertise in computer security, which source of power is Indira using? Legitimate power Coercive power Expert power Referent power 5. If Carol Reece is a charismatic leader, which of the following characteristics is she most likely to possess? An external locus of control A sensitivity to environmental constraints and follower needs


A strong need to be in control A fear of taking risks 6. According to the Ohio State studies, which of the following dimensions of leader behavior refers to the extent to which a leader is likely to define and structure his or her role and the roles of group members to meet goals? Consideration structure Intelligence structure Initiating structure Psychological structure 7. On Monday, Jim’s Taco Shop identified a problem with tainted ground beef that was used to make tacos and nacho platters for its lunch customers. If the staff at Jim’s did not identify the problem until after the lunch rush, what type of control would this demonstrate? Feedforward control Concurrent control Proactive control Feedback control 8. The ________ determines the number of levels and managers in an organization. chain of command span of control unity of command delegation of authority


9. During benchmarking, an organization can compare its processes and products to competitors in its own industry and to noncompetitors outside the industry. What is a main benefit of comparing a firm’s performance against an organization it does not consider a competitor? A noncompetitor may allow an organization to see its practices more readily than a competitor in the same industry. A noncompetitor may be the world leader in a specific process or practice, and an organization can learn from it. A noncompetitor may be easier to find and benchmark, because the top firms in the world are so diverse. There is no benefit to benchmarking a firm against a noncompetitor. 10. If a manager rationalizes that he or she does not have time to investigate the source of a problem and instead resorts to putting out fires, the manager is missing the use of ________. bureaucratic control basic corrective action concurrent control immediate corrective action 11. Which leadership theory is derived from the belief that a leader’s job is to remove pitfalls and roadblocks so followers can achieve their work goals? Contingency theory Fiedler’s theory Leader participation model


Path-goal theory 12. A company that wants to distinguish itself from the competition in the marketplace is most likely using which of the following strategies? Functional strategy Focus strategy Differentiation strategy Generic strategy 13. When a manager makes use of a SWOT analysis, one of his or her objectives is to set specific short-term performance standards for each department formulate appropriate strategies to exploit strengths, protect against threats, and correct weaknesses evaluate the desirability of issuing stocks or bonds in the current financial climate identify the best employees to fill each position in the organization 14. What can be said about a manager who believes she worked hard and met her organization’s productivity goals despite unfavorable conditions? She has an external locus of control. She has a high ego strength. She has an internal locus of control. She has a low ego strength. 15. Which of the following is a characteristic of a matrix organization?


It is free of internal and external boundaries. It has formal departments to which employees return after completing a project It conforms to the unity of command principle. It has a single chain of command for functional managers to report to. 16. Which of the following is a characteristic of an organic organization? Narrow span of controls High specialization Cross-functional teams Rigid departmentalization 17. Conflicts can be resolved by satisfying one’s own needs at the expense of others. This conflict- management technique is known as ________. forcing avoiding collaborating compromising 18. When planning for unexpected events, a company is using which of the following techniques? Contingency planning Benchmarking Financial forecasting


SWOT analysis 19. Melvin manages a team of 10 employees, including Jane and Jared. Jared is leaving the organization to find a job as a manager in another field. Meanwhile, due to performance issues, Melvin terminates Jane’s employment with the company. Both of these are examples of what type of employee behavior? Job satisfaction Employee productivity Absenteeism Turnover 20. Searching for new ideas beyond an organization’s boundaries and allowing changes to easily transfer inward and outward is known as ________. open innovation strategic partnering knowledge management organizational osmosis 21. Which business practice would likely encourage ethical behavior? Intense competition for valued rewards Cultural values for obedience to authority Strong emphasis on individual productivity Strong emphasis on leading by example 22. Why are feedforward controls more rarely implemented as compared to other types of controls?


Feedforward controls result in wasted time and money. Feedforward controls require managers to interact directly with employees. Feedforward controls are time-consuming for managers because they must continually monitor progress. Feedforward controls require timely and accurate information that is hard to obtain. 23. Which of the following statements is true about group decision making? It generates more complete information and knowledge. It is most suitable for matters that must be critically evaluated. It prevents any one minority from dominating or influencing the final decision. It takes less time to reach a solution than it would an individual. 24. In the ________ approach of going green, organizations respond to the environmental preferences of customers. activist legal market stakeholder 25. Thomas often annoys his coworkers with his talkativeness and assertive personality. According to the Big Five Model of personality, Thomas would be described as high in the trait of ________. openness to experience


extraversion agreeableness conscientiousness 26. If a firm wanted to identify how much money was being made for each sale of a given product (above and beyond the costs associated with making that product), what type of ratio would it use? Liquidity ratios Activity ratios Profitability ratios Leverage ratios 27. It is crucial to determine an acceptable _____ during the comparing step in the control process. written report measure of organizational performance ideal standard range of variation 28. An organization’s ________ goals are official statements of what an organization says its goals are. real stated synthetic implicit


29. Kelly is interviewing candidates to fill a vacancy on her team. One candidate has a degree from a prestigious university, and Kelly is impressed. In speaking with her fellow members of the interview panel, however, Kelly finds that no one else enjoyed the interview with the candidate, finding her to be pompous, aggressive, and selfserving. In her focus on only the candidate’s education, Kelly may have fallen victim to _______. stereotyping the halo effect assumed similarity selectivity 30. Which of the following stages is when the group structure is in place and accepted by the group members? Norming Storming Performing Adjourning ==============================================

MGT 521 Final Exam Guide (New, 2019)

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com 1. Unlike leaders, managers are those who:


encourage and motivate employees to work together to achieve a common vision. implement procedures and processes to ensure the smooth functioning of an organization. seek innovation rather than stability in their approach to fulfill organizational aspiration develop relationships with employees based on trust and mutual respect. 2. Adopting a __________ involves distributing monetary resources among divisions to increase financial returns or to spread risks among different businesses. differentiation strategy global strategy portfolio strategy multidomestic strategy

3. Which of the following statements is true of a corporate-level strategy? It provides the framework within which functional managers operate. It is the primary responsibility of top managers. It is used to identify an organization’s strengths and weaknesses. It outlines a division’s long-term goals. 4. __________ is the process by which managers establish the structure of working relationships among employees to allow them to achieve a company’s goals efficiently and effectively.


Leading Organizing Planning Controlling 5. Identify a true statement about an effective control system? It provides managers with accurate information about organizational performance. It is limited in its capacity to provide managers with information in a timely manner. It allows managers to take only programmed decisions. It is an informal system that helps managers make decisions. 6. A __________ specifies the national markets and industries an organization plans to compete in and why it intends to do so. corporate-level strategy functional-level strategy business-level strategy department-level strategy 7. Which of the following models of leadership focused on identifying the characteristics of a person capable of being an effective leader? House’s path-goal model The trait model The behavioral model Fiedler’s contingency model


8. Which of the following principles identified by Henri Fayol focuses on the chain of command with an organization? A manager should not encourage or allow his or her employees to be innovative and creative. An employee should receive orders from only one supervisor. A manager is not entitled to ask for his or her employees’ obedience. Authority should be concentrated at the top of the chain of command in an organization. 9. A low-cost strategy requires organizations to: focus its attention on customers from a particular geographic area. direct its efforts to cater to a particular kind of customer. increase the spending on research and development to differentiate its products from those of its competitors. develop products that can be manufactured inexpensively compared to existing rival products. 10. The __________ of an organization is responsible for building an efficient top management team. first-line manager vice-president middle manager chief executive officer 11. Which of the following is a feature of a high-performing organization? The managers choose inappropriate goals but use resources effectively to achieve them.


The managers choose the right goals to pursue and use resources appropriately to meet them. The organization produces a product that customers will want to buy but will not be able to afford. The organization produces a low-quality but affordable product. 12. According to Lewin’s force-field theory of change, which of the following factors results in a change in an organization? A stable general environment A stable task environment A decrease in forces for change A decrease in resistance to change 13. Which of the following statements is true of transformational leaders? They prefer to maintain the status quo in their organizations. They use reward power and coercive power to command respect from their subordinates. They engage with subordinates and motivate them to work toward organizational goals. They hesitate to share information with their coworkers. 14. First-line managers in an organization are responsible for: helping middle managers set organizational goals. assessing the appropriateness of organizational goals. supervising nonmanagerial employees on a day-to-day basis. ensuring the smooth functioning of all departments.


15. _____ is a measure of how productively resources are utilized to meet a goal Efficiency Product utilization Centralization Management 16. According to Henry Fayol, the planning process in an organization is effective when: it sets disparate, specific goals for each functional level. it proposes multiple plans to achieve an organizational goal. it allows plans to be designed and modified at all levels. it produces plans that are static, thus avoiding confusion. 17. Which of the following statements is true of an evolutionary change in an organization? It helps the organization adapt to gradual changes in the environment. It involves quickly finding new ways to be effective. It is effected through reengineering and innovation. It is likely to result in a radically new structure for the organization. 18. Which of the following is an advantage of implementing a functional structure in an organization? It helps managers specialize and develop expertise in only one product area. It enables employees who perform similar kinds of jobs to observe and learn from each other.


It lets organizations choose the set of products that serves the needs of regional customers. It allows functional managers to develop generic skills that help manage all aspects of production. 19. Which of the following did Frederick W. Taylor believe to be an outcome of recording the method of performing a particular task in an organization? Tasks became complicated and time-consuming. Job procedures became standardized and more routine. Workers did not have to be trained for specific roles anymore. Workers’ informal knowledge about their tasks became irrelevant. 20. Which of the following is an advantage of group decision making? It allows managers to process more information and rectify one another’s errors. It is unaffected by any kind of cognitive bias as it benefits from multiple perspectives. It is easy to execute because getting two or more managers to agree on a solution is relatively simple. It allows managers to take decisions within relatively short periods of time compared to individual decision makers. 21. __________ is the formal system of task and job reporting relationships that determines how employees utilize resources to achieve a company’s goals. Organizational culture Organizational matrix


Organizational design Organizational structure 22. One way of pursuing a differentiation strategy is by: introducing products that are replicas of a competitor’s products. investing more on research and development. offering specialized products at low-costs. looking for new ways to reduce production costs. 23. An organization’s return on investment is calculated by dividing: its profit before interest and taxes by its total interest charges. its operating profit by sales revenue. its net income before taxes by its total assets. its current assets by its current liabilities. 24. How does an increase in job specialization lead to higher organizational performance? Each worker becomes responsible for all the different tasks involved in producing a product thereby increasing productivity. Each worker specializes in a different set of tasks over a period of time. Workers performing specific tasks become much more skilled and produce a product faster while working in groups. Workers join different groups and each group performs the same task at increasing costs over a period of time. 25. A differentiation strategy can be employed by organizations to:


ensure strict control over various departments by a system of checks and balances. achieve flexibility in organizational culture. enhance the value consumers perceive in their products. reduce costs in all their functions. 26. Which of the following scenarios illustrates the attractionselection-attrition framework? Miriam likes experimenting with new possibilities and taking risks. She hires like-minded people for her start-up. The management of ThinkFree Inc. requires all prospective employees to attend a basic induction program. Serena wins the annual award for best employee of the year. She was selected from all likely candidates for her dedication to her work. All the newly hired employees of Style Prints Inc. are encouraged to participate in team outings. 27. A differentiation strategy is ideal for organizations that: try to ensure flexibility in organizational culture. aim to produce new, innovative products. intend to exercise strict control over various departments. want to ensure flawless coordination among multiple divisions. 28. __________ signify what an organization and its members are trying to accomplish. Terminal values Shared norms Societal norms


Instrumental values 29. A person’s upbringing is an important source of __________. organizational ethics professional ethics individual ethics societal ethics 30. __________ is the process by which managers regulate and monitor how efficiently and effectively an organization as a whole works to achieve organizational goals. Leading Organizing Controlling Planning ==============================================

MGT 521 Final Exam Guide

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com 1) John writes a memo to his employees. Putting his thoughts onto paper is an example of 2) Chantel received an invitation to a web meeting that will take place at 3:00 p.m. She accepted the invitation. This is an example of


3) You are doing research on political issues and find that you are on a conservative leaning site. What type of source credibility issue is this? 4) When reviewing an educational math website, you find the author’s background is in English. What type of source credibility issue is this? 5) A famous ice cream manufacturer sent workers to a nearby grocery store to offer shoppers a sample of its new flavor. The workers provided samples to 300 shoppers and noted that 80% of the sample population stated they liked the flavor. Based on this scenario, which of the following is an example of an inference? 6) Persuading or convincing others to accept your argument means the reasoning must be logical. Which of the following is an example of logical flaws or fallacies? 7) What is the best way for the CEO to deal with managers in key positions who continue to resist a major change? 8) Finding a win-win solution that allows parties who are involved to have their goals achieved is an example of 9) What is emphasized more in ethical leadership theories than in transformational leadership? 10) Ethical behavior and integrity for a leader is most likely to result in 11) A common characteristic of most entrepreneurs is that they 12) In order to make an intelligent investment decision, entrepreneurs should 13) The customers, employees, stockholders, suppliers, creditors, and others who stand to gain or lose by the policies and activities of a business represent the firm's


14) When a firm makes use of the SWOT analysis, one of its objectives is to 15) The process of rating an organization's practices, processes, and products against the best of the world is known as

16) Companies benefit today by inter-firm cooperation. One of the ways they cooperate is through networking. Another way is by seeking technological knowledge and learning new processes from other firms that usually fall outside of their respective industries. We call this 17) An important difference between accounting and other business functions, such as marketing and management, is that 18) Although accounting has several specific uses, the overall purpose of accounting can be summarized as 19) An important advantage that knowledge technology has over older versions of business technology is that it 20) First Engineering, a large U.S. based mechanical engineering firm, is considering entering the global market. Upon careful analysis of the global market, they will find that global trade 21) The process of setting up individual functional units of the business to do specialized tasks is called 22) The proven success of job specialization lies in the fact that 23) Economics is the study of how a society 24) How is it that people working in their own self-interest produce goods, services, and wealth for others? 25) The ultimate resource of a firm is its


26) Today, human resource management has become so important that in many firms it has become 27) Which of the following is included in performing a business analysis? 28) When the competition is intense and the environment is changing rapidly, it is especially important to 29) Which of the following would be a concern addressed in a strategic plan? 30) Tactical planning ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 1 Apply Management And Applications Worksheet (2 Papers)

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com Purpose The driving question behind this activity is "How can I apply key concepts from Management for success in school and my career?" This activity can help you understand and apply key management concepts and tools from this Week's materials to identify opportunities for becoming more efficient and effective at work while you pursue an MBA. By completing the provided worksheet, you will gather concepts, resources, and tools for building future assignments, and that can provide immediate benefits in your job and relationships, including the following:


Identify and apply course concepts for success at school, work, and community. Enhance credibility and assure integrity by supporting your ideas with research. Automate management of research and attributions to save time, establish credibility, and ensure integrity of your work. Proactive Time Management Since many of the concepts in this course may be new or presented in a different perspective than your experience, consider starting to work on this early in the Week. Learning has a time component; so, relying on just-in-time management to complete the assignment and other Weekly activities might get the job done, but you may miss learning value available through the exercise, while you risk missing deadlines designed to keep you focused and on track. Required Resources Garner, S. (Producer), & Boland, M. (Director). (2011). Management styles explained [Video]. Films on Demand. Retrieved from https://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=18566&xtid=4468 2 Kinicki, A., & Williams, B. K. (2016). Management: A practical introduction (17 ed.). New York, NY: McGraw Hill Education. Recommended Attribution Tools Attributions: Become an Instant APA Expert Attributions: Add a Citation and Create a Bibliography [Microsoft] Attributions: Create a References Cited Page [Microsoft] Instructions


Complete each empty cell in the Management Concepts and Applications Worksheet to define and apply key concepts from this Week's materials, as follows: Define. In the Define column, explain the concepts using course materials or other credible sources. Keep your definitions brief, 50 to 75 words. Success tip: Do not copy and paste definitions; make sure the definitions represent your own learning with proper citations. Cite. In the Cite column, provide an in-text citation for your concepts. This assignment should include at least two sources: the Management textbook and the "Management styles explained" video. Success tip: Do not pull your definitions off Internet searches. Using the premium resources you're paying for will help you tap value for your tuition investment, improve your learning, and assure the integrity of your work. Competency tip: Use the MicrosoftÂŽ Word Citations & Bibliography features under the MicrosoftÂŽ Word References tab to automate your referencing. Enter the details about your sources under Manage Sources. Make sure you select Style > APA. Use Insert Citation to insert your citation at the point of every borrowed idea. You will also use the Bibliography > References for the References Cited section at the end of the document. Keep your responses brief, no more than 100 words per cell. Apply. In the Apply column, answer each question, focusing on how you can apply the concept for success in your MBA program or in your career.


Build a References Cited page in APA format. Make sure you have entered your sources using the Manage Sources option under the References tab, and inserted citations using the References > Insert Citation feature. Place your cursor under the References heading at the end of the worksheet. Under the References heading at the end of the worksheet, select Bibliography > References. This will automatically build your References Cited list using the information you entered using the Manage Sources option. For the final touch, make sure you have selected Style > APA under the References tab. Competency Tip: The initial application of the MicrosoftÂŽ Word References tab might seem a bit confusing, but the feature will save you many hours of work in the program by allowing you to automate the tedious attribution process, and help you integrate research across all your courses. Once you've entered a source under Manage Sources, that source will be available for you to apply across all papers in the course and program. For a demonstration of how to input and apply APA formatted citations and references, see Attributions: Become an Instant APA Expert. Concept Summarize (50-75 words per response) Cite Question Apply (50-75 words per response) Definition of management


How can you apply the definition of management to better perform in your job? The functions of management How can you apply the functions of management to be more efficient and effective in integrating your MBA pursuit with work and family? Differences among the four levels of management [hint: pyramid]? Where are you on the management pyramid? What is your strategy for advancing up the pyramid while pursuing your MBA? Skills exceptional managers need Considering the skills exceptional managers need, what are your strengths and weaknesses? How will you cultivate those skills at school and work? Roles that managers must play Considering the three types of managerial roles defined by Mintzberg, what actions should you take to fulfill your role as an effective and efficient manager? Difference between a fixed mind-set and a growth-mindset Do you have a fixed mind-set or a growth mind-set? How will developing and strengthening a growth mind-set help you to become more successful at school, work, and family? Management theory (Identify three) What management theory most aligns with your preferred management style? How might shifting your preferences make you a better manager? References Cited


[After entering your sources into the Word References > Manage Sources tool, place your cursor here, then do the following: 1. Select the Microsoft Word References Tab 2. Select “Style > APA” 3. Select “Bibliography > References” If you have correctly entered your source information into the Microsoft Word References > Manage Sources tool, you should see a correctly formatted reference cited list here. Make sure you delete the instructions before you submit your assignment] Self-Evaluation Content = 80% Met Partially Met Not Met CONTENT COMMENTS Defined key concepts in management, including: Definition of management; The functions of management; Differences among the four levels of management [hint: pyramid]; Skills exceptional managers need; Roles that managers must play; Difference between a fixed mind-set and a growth-mindset; Management theory. Definitions represented your learning by properly paraphrasing quoting, and citing sources; you did not copy and paste the definitions into the table. Tapped learning value for tuition investment, established credibility, and enhanced integrity by supporting definitions with research from


the required materials, with proper citations. BONUS: Used the Word References feature to Manage Resources and Insert Citations. Applied each concept for success in MBA program and career by providing a brief response to each question in the “Apply” column of the worksheet. Applied and cited the required resources, including the “Management: A practical introduction” textbook and the “Management styles explained” video. Provided a References Cited Page using APA formatted references. BONUS: Used the Word References feature to Manage Resources and build References. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 1 Assignment Management Theories and The Workplace (2 Papers)

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com This Tutorial contains 2 Papers Assignment Steps Resources: Ch. 2 of Management: A Practical Introduction, sample leadership theory table. Select three theories from the textbook. Summarize the theory and viewpoint(s) in a table. Please use the sample leadership theory table provided. Develop up to a 1,050-word report including the following:


Briefly discuss an overview of management. Include the roles managers play. Examine the development of management theories, including how these theories reflected the changing business environment. Compare and contrast the three management theories you included in your leadership theory table. Include in-text citations and at least one reference. Evaluate which of the three management theories works best for your work environment or an organization with which you are familiar. Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 1 DQ 1

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com Week 1 DQ1 Select a channel used for business communication. What are the advantages and challenges of that form of communication? Provide an example when you have used that form of communication or when someone else has used that form of communication with you. Did it work well for that situation? Why or why not? ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 1 DQ 2


FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com Week 1 DQ2 How would you use credentials, impartiality, style and tone, and currency criteria in evaluating the credibility and validity of your sources of information? Be sure to provide specific examples ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 1 DQ 3

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com Week 1 DQ3 What mistakes should be avoided when presenting an argument and why are these important in developing effective arguments? Be sure to provide specific examples. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 1 DQ 4

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How might presenting effective arguments differ in the classroom, daily life, and your job? Would you use different types of supporting evidence to make your argument? Explain. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 1 Individual Assignment Viewpoints Paper

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com Viewpoints Paper Select one of the viewpoints mentioned in Chapter 2 of the text. Write a 350- to 700-word paper summarizing the basics of that viewpoint including highlighting at least one of the key figures related to that viewpoint. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 2 Apply Management Planning Worksheet

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com MGT 521 Week 2 Apply: Management Planning Worksheet Management Planning Instructions


Choose a large company, such as Amazon, Apple, Disney, or Home Depot, or a company with which you are familiar to assess the planning function of management. Identify the mission and vision statements of the company. Mission Vision Describe in a total of 175 words the strategic, tactical, and operational plans employed by the company. Determine which types of managers create each type of plan. Type of Plan Description Type of Manager Evaluate in a total of 350 words the company’s success in executing the three core processes of business: people, strategy, and operations. People Strategy Operations Perform an environment scan, or SWOT analysis, of your chosen company. Evaluate in a total of 350 words the current direction of the company against your analysis. SWOT Analysis Company Name:_________________________ Internal Factors (Inside Matters) Strengths Weaknesses


External Factors (Outside Matters) Opportunities =========================================

MGT 521 Week 2 Assignment Mission, Vision, Values And Management (2 Papers)

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com This Tutorial contains 2 Papers MISSION, VISION, VALUES AND MANAGEMENT Resources: Management: A Practical Introduction, Table 6.1; chosen organization's mission, vision, and value statements, and strategic plan Examine the mission and vision statements of your place of employment or an organization with which you are familiar. Then, use the internet to locate and examine the mission and vision statement of a comparable organization. Use the Mission and Vision Comparison Table provided to compare your organization's mission and vision statement to the one you found on the internet. Create up to a 1,400-word analysis including the following: Compare your organization's mission, vision, and values against the criteria for what makes for robust statements. Summarize what you concluded when you compared your organization to the organization you found on the internet.


Identify your organization's core competencies. Examine your organization's core competencies based on established definitions. Include a rationale for the selection of these core competencies. Briefly summarize your organization's strategic goals. Evaluate whether your organization's current behavior and business goals are aligned to its mission, vision, values, and core competencies. Determine if your organization lives up to its own mission, vision, and values. Justify your determination. Append your Mission and Vision Comparison Table to the end of the document. Format the assignment consist with APA guidelines. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 2 Assignment Norwegian Air Worksheet

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com Norwegian Air Worksheet Read "Management in Action: Norwegian Air Shuttle Aspires to Become the Cheapest Global Airline." Complete the Norwegian Air Worksheet. ==============================================


MGT 521 Week 2 DQ 1

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com Week 2 DQ1 What strategies have been used to promote collaboration at your place of employment or a company you are familiar with? Have these strategies been successful or unsuccessful? Explain. Would you recommend implementing other strategies to promote collaboration? If so, what would those be? ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 2 DQ 2

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com Week 2 DQ2 What are some real world examples of ethical and unethical practices you have read about, seen in the news, or encountered at your place of employment? What were the outcomes of those practices? ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 2 DQ 3

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www.mgt521master.com Week 2 DQ3 How can values and communication styles impact intercultural collaboration in a diversified organization? ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 2 DQ 4

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com Week 2 DQ4 How would protected values, preferences, and laws affect consistency in making ethical decisions? What strategies would you develop and implement to attain consistent ethical decision making? ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 2 Individual Assignment Functional Areas of Business Paper

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You have decided to pursue an MBA degree either to further your career, start a new career, or achieve a personal goal. In this program, you will study the functional areas of business. Use the MBA Overview and Effective Research and Writing at Modules you reviewed to complete this assignment. Write a paper that analyzes the role of a manager within the functional areas of business: Required elements: No more than1050 words Two articles, including at least one peer-reviewed article, from the University Library cited in your paper to support your writing Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 2 Knowledge Check

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com 1.As a process of self-examination during her senior year of college, Casey decides to develop a SWOT analysis of her prospects relative to getting a job. Casey realizes that she has a personal characteristic that suggests she is not comfortable interacting with strangers. She interprets this as a(n) ________ if she is to get a job as a salesperson.


2.Casey is looking for a new job. She decides to develop a SWOT analysis of the industries she might want to work in. Casey majored in marketing and enjoyed studying market research. Through her research on the Internet and in the University Library, she learns that this industry is currently doing well. She interprets this as a(n) ________. 3.In performing a SWOT analysis, which of the following would be considered as a threat? 4.Strategic plans are usually ________. 5.Operational plans are usually ________. 6.When organizations think about entering a market, they may be concerned with how unique their product might be. Which of Porter’s Five Forces would be relevant in this case? 7.________ involves defining the organization’s goals, establishing strategies for achieving those goals, and developing plans to integrate and coordinate work activities. 8.Goals are different from plans because ________. 9.Most company goals can be classified as either ________ or ________. 10.In response to a natural disaster, which contingency factor will affect the choice of plans? 11.What technique would managers use when seeking to detect big trends and changing market conditions? 12.The commitment concept says that plans should ________. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 2 Learning Team Charter


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MGT 521 Week 2 Learning Team Weekly Reflection

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com Discuss last week’s objectives with your team. Include both the topics you feel comfortable with, topics you struggled with, and how the weekly topics relate to application in your field. Prepare a 1- to 3-page paper detailing the findings of your discussion MGT521 Week 2 Weekly Reflection ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 3 Apply Organizational Culture and Design (2 PPT)

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com MGT 521 Week 3 Apply: Organizational Culture and Design


Resources: Ch. 8 and 9 of Management and Case Study, Ch. 8 p. 257: IDEO's Culture Reinforces Helping Behavior Prepare a 7- to 10-slide Microsoft速 PowerPoint速, Prezi, or Microsoft速 Sway速 presentation supporting the following scenario relative to the IDEO case description in Ch. 8 of Management. You have studied the organizational culture in place at IDEO and are making a presentation about this company to your company's top management team. Describe the organizational culture at IDEO. Analyze techniques used by IDEO to embed organizational culture. Identify the organizational structure used by your organization/company. Make a recommendation as to whether you think the IDEO culture could be successfully implemented at your company. Recommend mechanisms your company would need to employ should management decide to implement a culture change in line with the IDEO culture. Include speaker notes for bulk of communication. Slides should contain headlines, graphics, and bullets. Include an introduction and conclusion slide, as well as a reference slide. Click on the Assignment Files tab to submit your presentation. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 3 Assignment Operational Tactics and Strategic Goals Presentation (2 PPT)


FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com This Tutorial contains 2 Presentation Use the environmental analysis you researched. Create a 10- to 12-slide presentation including detailed speaker notes in which you include the following: Examine the results of the internal environmental scan findings in the analysis. Examine the results of the external environmental scan findings in the analysis. Discuss the findings of the scans as they relate to relevant research. Recommend 3 strategic objectives based on the SWOT analysis. Translate each objective into a business goal. Create a related operational tactic for 3 distinct sectors of the organization such as marketing, finance, accounting, etc. Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 3 DQ 1

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Week 3 DQ1 From the results of your Ethics Awareness Inventory, do your personal values align with your organizational values? Explain. If there is a misalignment between your personal values and your organizational values, what would be an appropriate response to this misalignment? ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 3 DQ 2

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com Week 3 DQ2 What attributes do successful entrepreneurs possess? Which attribute do you feel is the most important and why? ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 3 DQ 3

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com Week 3 DQ3 Who are the stakeholders in your place of employment or in a company with which you are familiar? What are their wants and needs? How does management meet their needs? What difficulties arise in balancing the needs of the various stakeholders?


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MGT 521 Week 3 DQ 4

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com Week 3 DQ4 What are some potential strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats that a business should consider in a SWOT analysis? How can a business benefit from gathering this information? ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 3 Individual Assignment Organizational Planning

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com Review the example SWOT Analyses located in this week's Electronic Reserve Readings to see the types of information companies include. Complete the following tasks in the Material: Organizational Planning Worksheet. Cite your resources. Part One (hand in early): Select a Fortune 500 company.


Research the selected company by first clicking on the Business Source Complete: SWOT Analyses link in this week's Electronic Reserve Readings. Note that additional research is needed to complete this assignment. Identify the company's internal and external stakeholders. Identify the company's goals and identify the following, specifically: The company's mission and vision At least one goal that can be accomplished through a strategic plan At least one goal that can be accomplished through an operational plan Conduct a SWOT analysis on the selected company Part Two: Write a paper that creates strategic and operational plans based on the SWOT analysis, and includes explanations for the following: How these plans will achieve the related goals The effect of planning decisions on the internal and external stakeholders identified Required Elements: No more than 700 words Cite research in your paper to support your writing Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines Click the Assignment Files tab to submit both the worksheet and paper. ==============================================


MGT 521 Week 3 Individual Assignment Strategy and Planning Paper

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com Strategy and Planning Paper Review Figure 5.3 in the textbook. Write a 950- to 1,100-word paper in which you address the following: •Explain why the 3 types of goals are important to the strategy of an organization. •Explain why the different types of planning are important to the strategy of an organization. •Examine the elements or factors involved in creating an effective strategy for an organization. Cite a minimum of 2 peer-reviewed sources and include examples from one or more Fortune 500 companies to illustrate your points. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 3 Knowledge Check

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1.The process of dividing work activities into separate job tasks is known as ________. 2.The process of grouping jobs together is known as ________. 3.The line of authority that extends from upper organizational levels to lower levels, clarifying who reports to whom, is known as the ________. 4.Which of the following is a characteristic of a mechanistic organization? 5.Which of the following structures is highly adaptive, loose, and flexible? 6.Companies would become more ________ if they allowed professionals to set the priorities and allocate the resources for their departments. organic 7.In a ________ structure, no clear chain of command exists. 8.Which organizational design increases the complexity of assigning people to projects? 9.In which of the following organizational designs are employees most likely to experience communication difficulties? 10.A company brings team members together to collaborate on resolving mutual problems that affect each of their areas. This is an example of the use of ________. 11.A temporary committee formed to address a specific short-term problem that affects several departments is known as a ________. 12.Which of the following will help in making communities of practice successful?


The ________ stage in the group development process is complete when members begin to think of themselves as part of a group. 14.During the ________ stage of the group development process, a relatively clear hierarchy of leadership and agreement on the group’s direction emerge. The ________ stage of the group development process is one in which close relationships develop and the group becomes cohesive. 16.In which of the following conflict-management techniques are conflicts resolved by seeking an advantageous solution for all the parties involved? 17.Conflicts can be resolved by withdrawing from them or suppressing them. This conflict-management 18.Which of the following lists are the five conflict-management options available to managers? Behavior patterns expected of someone occupying a given position in a social unit is called a ________. 20.Which of the following is a negative aspect of group norms? 21.Which of the following is an accurate statement regarding status systems? ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 3 Learning Team Reflection

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Read the “Developing Your Empowering People (Delegating) Skill� Skills Exercise at the end of Ch. 10 of Management. Discuss the scenario with your Learning Team. Consider the five behaviors described for delegating to determine how to handle the scenario. Prepare a 350- to 1,050-word paper detailing how your team would handle the situation described in the scenario. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 3 Structure Follow Strategy (Individual Paper)

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com Purpose of Assignment The purpose of this assignment is to give learners experience developing an organizational SWOT analysis that they may use for strategic planning. This assignment is pre-work for the Learning Team assignment this week. Assignment Steps Resources: Management: A Practical Introduction; strategic plan for organization you chose; a leader or manager to interview. Select the organization you work for or an organization of your choice.


Interview one leader or manager from the organization so that you may complete a SWOT for the organization. Let the interviewee know you are working on a class project. Prior to your interview, develop a 5- to 7-question interview questionnaire you will use to query the interviewee to complete the organization's SWOTs. Conduct a SWOT analysis of the organization. Create a 525-word limit summary of the analysis. Format the assignment consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 3 Team Structure Follows Strategy (2 PPT)

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com This Tutorial contains 2 Presentations Structure Follows Strategy - Team The purpose of this assignment is to give learners experience in formulating management strategy for expansion into global markets. Assignment Steps Resources: Management: A Practical Introduction; Global Markets


Prior to the team discussion, each team member must complete a SWOT analysis for his or her organization. Learners may use the same organization from Week 2. Discuss in the team forum each team member's individual company SWOT analysis based on the Individual Assignment. Select one of your teammate's organizations to use for this assignment based on your discussion. Select a global market into which the company might expand. This should be a market with different characteristics so do not choose a similar market such as Canada. Scenario: The company is considering expanding into the global market. As a result, the management team is analyzing the current strategic objectives, the organization's structure and looking at how this change may affect any or all of these areas. The team will present these findings to leadership once completed. Create a 8- to 10-slide PowerPointÂŽ presentation including detailed speaker notes or voiceover in which you include the following: Examine the current strategic objectives of the organization. Determine the current structure of the organization. Discuss how expanding to a global market may affect work functions. Recommend structural alternatives that may facilitate the new global strategy. How do these options differ? What are their strengths and weaknesses? Determine the key components of a change management strategy for the restructuring. Recommend next steps for an action plan.


Create a "Recommended Structure" infographic in an appropriate format for the organization based on the analysis. This can be done using Microsoft速 Publisher速, Word, or sites such as Glogster速 or PiktoChart速. The infographic should illustrate the team's choice of structure. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 4 Apply Leadership Examination (2 Papers)

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com MGT 521 Week 4 Apply: Leadership Examination Resources: Ch.12 and 14 of Management Prepare a 700- to 1,050-word paper outlining key concepts of leadership. Include the following in your paper: Describe at least three different types of behavioral leadership approaches. Select a prominent leader and identify their dominant leadership style. Provide examples to justify your selection. Explain the two Situational Leadership Approaches (the Fiedler contingency leadership model and the path-goal leadership model). Analyze their potential advantages over the behavioral leadership approaches.


Explore the uses of Transformational Leadership, including the idea that the best leaders are both transactional and transformational. Assess the four key behaviors of transformational leaders for inspiring employees. Use APA formatting to complete your paper. Click on the Assignment Files tab to submit your paper. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 4 Assignment Organizational Structure Presentation

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com Organizational Structure Presentation The organization you work for currently has a traditional structure - divisional structure. However, the organization has gone through some big changes including a merger with another organization. The organization is now global and produces products and services clients in a number of different areas. They currently employ roughly 500 employees. Your team has been tasked with recommending a new organizational structure to the head of the organization. Create a 16- to 20-slide MicrosoftÂŽ PowerPointÂŽ presentation, including detailed speaker notes, directed toward the head of the organization.


In this presentation, your team will explain what the changes will be and why these changes will allow the firm to succeed in the future. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 4 DQ 1

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com How could benchmarking be effectively used to achieve competitive advantage? Provide an example. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 4 DQ 2

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com Week 4 DQ2 What information is gained through managerial accounting? How can a business use this information? As an investor in a small business, what sorts of things may concern you regarding a firm’s financial statements? ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 4 DQ 3

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www.mgt521master.com Week 4 DQ3 What are some of the benefits of using technology in managing information and human resources in business? What technology is used at your place of employment to manage information and human resources? ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 4 DQ 4

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com Week 4 DQ4 How has outsourcing to other countries affected U.S. businesses? Have the results been mostly positive, or mostly negative? If you had the authority to stop U.S. businesses from outsourcing, would you do that? Why or why not? ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 4 Knowledge Check

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1.Which of the following describes the leadership style in which a leader tends to centralize authority, dictate work methods, make unilateral decisions, and limit employee participation? 2.The ________ style of leadership describes a leader who tends to value employee participation, including in such areas as decision making and deciding on work methods and goals. 3.Which of the following describes the leadership style in which the leader generally gives the group complete freedom to make decisions and complete the work in whatever way it sees fit? 4.The ________ model proposed that the results of the leastpreferred coworker questionnaire could determine whether someone was relationship or task oriented, and these results would determine effectiveness of group performance. 5.Which leadership model proposed that the final component in the model is the four stages of follower readiness, and different levels of follower readiness call for a different leader–follower relationship? 6.According to Hersey and Blanchard, a low task–high relationship situation calls for the ________ leadership style. 7.When Alan Jackman got promoted as the head of the sales team at Mac Software Inc., he chose three of his closest friends in the team to form the core sales group with him. Which of the following predictions would be consistent with the leader-member exchange theory? 8.Which of the following is an accurate statement about managers transferring into the role of effective team leaders? 9.Rachel Keller’s colleagues and subordinates have a high regard for her. They know that Rachel can help them meet their goals, and she is always willing to reward them when they do. What her subordinates like best about Rachel is that they know she


appreciates their work by the team lunches she often holds. Which of the following best describes Rachel’s leadership style? 10.Which of the following is the type of power a person has because of his or her level of authority in the business? 11.Sam Meyers manages a telemarketing call center. He has 20 employees working for him who are displeased with the way he yells and threatens to terminate them for what they see as small issues. Which kind of power is Sam using to get the job done? 12.Marsha Lewis is the manager at a fast-food establishment, managing a staff of 25 employees. Many of her staff members are extremely impressed with how she handles her work, and they emulate Marsha’s behaviors and actions in working with others. The team believes Marsha is fair and understanding, and she always promotes from within when employees have been performing well. Which two sources of power does Marsha use in this example? 13.What performance measure considers the efficiency and effectiveness of employees? 14.What aggregate measure allows managers to assess how happy an employee is with the many different factors at his or her job? 15.When an employee volunteers to run a canned food drive, this is an example of 16.In the Big Five Model of personality, an employee who is goodnatured and highly cooperative, would be referred to as scoring high in the trait of ________. 17.In the Big Five Model of personality, conscientiousness refers to ________. 18.Susan is often described as being fascinated by many things, including outdoor activities, inventive art exhibits, and books by up-


and-coming authors. According to the Big Five Model of personality, Susan would be described as ________. 19.________ theory gauges whether a person’s behavior shows distinctiveness, consensus, and consistency. 20.Garth manages a team of 5 salespeople. One of the salespeople, Robert, has been late to work for the past few days. If Garth attributes Robert’s tardiness to a lack of caring about his job versus Robert having to drop his wife at work, Garth is using the________. 21.At work today, Tanya received the good news that the team she was part of secured a winning bid for her company to serve as the architect partner for a new shopping mall. Tanya also received the bad news that the transmission on her car must be replaced. Tanya credits the good news to her ability to complete work on time and the bad news to the poor craftsmanship of her car. Tanya is exhibiting a(n) ________. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 4 Operational Tactics and Strategic Goals Presentation (2 PPT and 1 Paper)

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com This Tutorial contains 2 PPT and 1 Paper OPERATIONAL TACTICS AND STRATEGIC GOALS PRESENTATION Purpose of Assignment


The purpose of this assignment is to give learners an opportunity to apply lessons learned about operational tactics and strategic goals planning. Please refer to the resources below to assist with the assignment. Assignment Steps Resources: Ch. 5, 6, and 7 of Management: A Practical Introduction; SWOT analysis for the organization used in Week 3; company strategic plan Scenario: You have been promoted to senior level manager of a company with low employee morale and decreased productivity. You have been tasked with developing a strategic plan for the workforce to present to the CEO and other members of the leadership team. Choose your organization or one you know well to use for this assignment. You may use the same organization you used in previous weeks. Develop a 1-year strategic plan of action for your organization using lessons learned and your learning team activity during Week 3. Include plans for any additional staffing and the proposed budget for your plan. Modify your SWOT analysis, if necessary, for your presentation. 1) Create a 8- to 10-slide PowerPointÂŽ presentation including the following: Explain rationale for plan Discuss SWOT of organization Summarize one year plan of action Flowchart of one year plan


Give an overview of Budget for plan Evaluate the potential benefit of the plan Write conclusion 2) Develop up to a 700-word summary for the Executive team. Append your budget and SWOT analysis to the plan. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 4 Team Assignment Organizing Work

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com You are a team of managers at a company. Upper management is concerned that the structure of the division your team manages is not accomplishing goals as efficiently as it could. As a result, upper management has tasked you to review the current organizational structure for efficiency and recommend needed changes. Your team notices the organizational chart has not been recently updated. To begin the task, your team must create an up-to-date organizational chart to determine the efficiency of the current structure. Then, you must create a new organizational chart that represents the recommended structural changes. You will then present recommendations and rationale to upper management. Complete the following tasks to prepare for your meeting with upper management. Select one team member's company that he or she used to complete the Organizational Planning assignment. Identify the selected company's current organizational structure.


Create anorganizational chart in Microsoft® PowerPoint® for the current structure of the selected company. Discuss,with your team, any structural changes or adaptations to the existing structures that you think should be recommended to improve that company's efficiency and effectiveness. Decide,as a team, what structural changes or adaptations should be recommended. Create an organizational chart in Microsoft® PowerPoint® for the recommended structure of the selected company. Justify your team's recommendations in a paper of no more than 1,050 words. If your team recommends that the company structure remain the same, defend your decision. Based on the team's decision, your paper must also include the following: Describe the work that must be completed to accomplish the recommended changes or adaptations. If no changes are recommended, explain what work is currently being done and why it is successful. Describe how the work could be done most effectively. Would the work be completed by individuals, teams, or a combination of both? If no changes are recommended, explain how the work is being completed and why the current method is successful. Justify the selection for how the work could be done and describe the approach that should be used. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 5 Apply Using the Project Planner’s Toolkit (2 PPT)


FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com MGT 521 Week 5 Apply: Using the Project Planner’s Toolkit Resources: Ch. 16 of Management and Appendix: The Project Planner's Toolkit of Management and the Excel Template Apply the concepts of the tools described in the Project Planner's Toolkit. Refer to the Excel Template as an example. After studying and evaluating the components included in the Project Manager's Toolkit, evaluate which of the tools (Gantt Chart or Flow Chart) would be most appropriate for each of the following tasks and use that tool to complete the task. Outline the steps involved in undertaking a job search and choosing a job. Include an analysis of the advantages and limitations of the tool as well as ideas for ways you can use the tool in business. Build a schedule showing the steps for planning and preparing for your vacation. Include a description of the advantages and limitations of this tool and ideas for ways you can use it in business. Combine the charts into one Microsoft® PowerPoint® file. Click on the Assignment Files tab to submit your paper. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 5 Assignment Leaders Are They Born or Made (2 PPT)


FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com This Tutorial contains 2 Presentations Purpose of Assignment The purpose of this assignment is for learners to gain extensive knowledge about the origin of leaders and leadership theories. Assignment Steps Resources: Management: A Practical Introduction. Discuss the following in your learning team’s discussion forum: Are leaders born or made? Cite your sources during your discussion. As a team, decide on a conclusion. Create a 12- to 16-slide PowerPoint® presentation justifying the team’s conclusion(s) about whether leaders are born or made. Defend the team’s position on whether leaders are born or made. Justify the team’s position using relevant research. Apply leadership theory to the team’s position. Include an introductory slide and reference slide as a part of the presentation. Do not exceed slide limit. Format the assignment consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. ==============================================


MGT 521 Week 5 Assignment Leadership and Strategy (2 Papers)

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com This Tutorial contains 2 Papers Purpose of Assignment The purpose of this assignment is to increase learners' comprehension of leadership styles and the effect of the styles on organizational environments. Assignment Steps Resources: Management: A Practical Introduction; Notes from team discussion Week 5; Bureau of Labor Statistics. Create a 1,400 word analysis addressing the following: Identify one theory that appeals to you the most from the leadership theories discussed in your team and in the text. Research two local companies: one in which the leadership seems to exemplify this leadership theory, and one that seems to be in direct contrast. Analyze how each leadership style might affect the respective company's performance and alignment to values. Discuss which leadership style to which you are most aligned. Discuss how you would practice this leadership style in your current work environment. If you are not currently employed, discuss how


you would practice this style of leadership in a future job you might like to hold. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 5 DQ 1

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com Week 5 DQ1 How can organizational restructuring enable specific types of business attain competitive advantage in a changing market? Provide specific examples. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 5 DQ 2

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com Week 5 DQ 2 How does the local, state, or national economy affect your business or place of employment? Provide examples. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 5 DQ 3

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www.mgt521master.com Week 5 DQ 3 How does training and development improve employee motivation, increase productivity, and increase retention for the benefit of the business? ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 5 DQ 4

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com Week 5 DQ 4 What are some of the negative impacts of the U.S. recession on forprofit and non-profit business? ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 5 Individual Assignment Leadership and Your Career Paper

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Write a 950- to 1,100 word paper in which you address the following: •From the leadership theories discussed in Chapter 14 of your text, identify one theory that appeals to you the most. •Discuss how you would practice this leadership style in your current work environment. •If you are not currently employed, discuss how you would practice this style of leadership in a future job you might like to hold. •Identify 1 article on leadership from Harvard Business Review and discuss how you might incorporate this. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 5 Individual Assignment Team Leadership

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com Your manager tells you about a new department the company will be adding that is part of the company’s strategic plan to enter a particular market segment. Your manager would like you to manage one of the teams in this new department. Your manager has put together the team you will be managing. Your new team consists of the members of your current Learning Team. To be successful in the new market segment, your team must efficiently accomplish the goals set by the company. Your manager, therefore, would like you to develop a leadership approach for each


team member on your team based on the theories of leadership and each member’s individual personalities. Write a memo to your manager of no more than 1,400 words in which you explain how you plan to successfully lead your team. Include the following: Evaluate the individuals, including yourself, based on the personality assessment. Evaluate the situation in terms of urgency, culture, and so forth. Determine leadership approaches, based on individuals and the situation. Highlight the principles you have applied from various leadership theories. Format your memo consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 5 Knowledge Check

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com 1.The control process assumes that ________. 2.An example of control criteria that can be used in any situation is ________. 3.In reviewing the result of the control process, managers could choose to avoid taking action when ________.


17.If a manager rationalizes that he does not have time to investigate the source of a problem and instead resorts to “putting out fires,” the manager is missing the use of ________. 4.Which of the following types of control prevents problems because it takes place prior to the actual activity? 5.Management by walking around is what type of control? 6.What type of control gives employees information on how well they performed, and therefore, can increase motivation? 7.The current ratio and acid test are two examples of what type of ratio? 8.Which of the following ratios measures an organization’s ability to meet financial obligations (debt) and allow someone to understand the company’s use of different methods of financing to pay interest? 9.If a firm wants to measure items related to sales and turnover, it should use what type of ratio? 10.Which of the following is a performance measurement tool that looks at four areas that can help a company succeed? 11.Suzy’s Packing Supplies is an organization that prides itself on keeping its employees happy. In fact, most of Suzy’s performance measures are based around the firm’s workers. If Suzy chooses to measure the organization’s performance using the balanced scorecard tool, which one of the four factors will she focus on the most? 12.Which of the following options listed would be an example of a measurement in the internal processes area of a balanced scorecard?


13.Which of the four areas of a balanced scorecard can help a firm best answer the question, “how do we look to shareholders?” 14.________ is a method through which organizations compare themselves to other firms to improve their processes and products. 15.Firms can benchmark their performance against competitors, but they can also benchmark against themselves. This is known as _____. 16.Amy’s Waffle Hut is not performing well in inventory turnover (products are sitting unused for too long, and some are spoiling). To correct this, Amy walks across the street to speak to Sue, owner of Sue’s Cinnamon Rolls, to see how she handles her inventory. Amy is engaged in what process? ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 5 Learning Team Reflection

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com Your Learning Team is a team of managers of a customer call center for timeshare vacations. Discuss, with your team, the types of control measures you would use to see how efficient and effective an employee is. Discuss, with your team, the measures you would use to evaluate the entire call center. Prepare a 350- to 1,050-word paper detailing the findings of your discussion.


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MGT 521 Week 5 Team Assignment What Makes a Leader? Presentation

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com What Makes a Leader? Presentation Create a 12- to 15slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with detailed speaker n otes in which you address the following question: •Are leaders born or can they be made? Why or why not? •The team should take a position on this question and include the te am's rationale as well as supporting this with research. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 6 Apply Hewlett-Packard Case Study Analysis

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com MGT 521 Week 6 Apply: Hewlett-Packard Case Study Analysis Case Analysis Questions Answer the following in up to 175- words each:


Describe supertrends that are driving HP to change. Assess which forces for change are causing HP to undertake major organizational change. Recommend how Meg Whitman could use Lewin’s and Kotter’s models of change to increase the probability of achieving positive organizational change. Determine how HP is following the four steps for fostering innovation. What has happened with HP since this case was written? Determine whether the implementation of these changes has been successful. Explain what could have been done differently. =========================================

MGT 521 Week 6 Balanced Scorecard Module (2 Papers)

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com This Tutorial contains 2 Papers BALANCED SCORECARD MODULE Purpose of Assignment The purpose of this assignment is increase learners' knowledge of ways to effectively use the balanced scorecard to measure organizational performance. Assignment Steps Resources: Management: A Practical Introduction; Bureau of Labor Statistics; annual reports of selected organizations.


You may use the same organization you used in previous weeks. Review the four perspectives of the Balanced Scorecard Module in Section 16.3 of Management: A Practical Introduction to practice reading and evaluating the information it presents. Use the four perspectives of the Balanced Scorecard and your company documents. Determine the possible metrics for each quadrant for your organization. Explore the website for an organization comparable to yours. Determine the possible metrics for each quadrant for the organization. Explore the website for an organization not comparable to yours. Determine the possible metrics for each quadrant for the organization. Compare metrics for both organizations versus the metrics for your organization. Complete up to a 700-word summary including the following: Identify the metrics for your organization. Identify the metrics for the comparable organization. Identify the metrics for the non-comparable organization. Summarize how the metrics differ. Identify potential performance gaps in your organization. Recommend actions to reduce the performance gaps. ==============================================


MGT 521 Week 6 Individual Assignment Planning and Measuring Performance

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com Review the Example and Practice sections of the Balanced Scorecard Module to practice reading and evaluating the information it presents. Complete the Assignment section of the Balanced Scorecard Module to evaluate the performance of the organization against established standards. Complete the following: Identify the performance gaps. Recommend actions to reduce performance gaps. Note. The Balanced Scorecard Module will give you an option to save your assignment in a document on your desktop. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 6 Individual Personal Professional Development Plan

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Resources: Personal Professional Development Plan Activity, Parts 1-4 from Weeks 1-3. Complete the Personal Professional Development Plan. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 6 Knowledge Check

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com 1.As a university student, your institution’s social principles and practices reflect on you, as a stakeholder, in the organization. Therefore, it is your right to question how these practices should be evaluated in relation to the social issues that your school is addressing. If your university was paying minimum wage when necessary and applying the minimum legal standards to its employees’ work environment, it would be said to have fulfilled its ________. 2.As a university student, your institution’s social principles and practices reflect on you, as a stakeholder, in the organization. Therefore, it is your right to question how these practices should be evaluated in relation to the social issues that the school is addressing. If your university provides job-share programs, builds a day-care facility, and only uses recycled paper, it could be said to be ________. 3.An organization with a ___________ perspective on social responsibility is focused on maximizing profits.


4.The process of applying social and environmental criteria to an investment decision is known as ________. 5.Managers who consider the impact of their organization on the natural environment are said to be practicing ________. 6.In which of the following approaches of going green does the organization exhibit the least environmental sensitivity? 7.At the ________ level of moral development, a person’s choice between right and wrong is based on personal consequences from outside sources. 8.At the ________ level of moral development, ethical decisions rely on living up to the expectations of others. 9.In which of the following stages of moral development do individuals value the rights of others and uphold absolute values and rights, regardless of the majority’s opinion? 10.________ represent basic convictions about what is right and wrong. 11.A ________ is a formal statement of an organization’s primary values and the ethical rules it expects its employees to follow. 12.Organizations create an ethical code that exemplifies the values and morals they want to uphold in conducting business. One category of an ethical code typically consists of being a dependable organizational citizen. Activities that can be included in this section are 13.___________________ evaluate management practices related to the organization’s ethical code. ==============================================

MGT 521 Week 6 Learning Team Reflection


FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt521master.com Read Case Application 1, "Lessons from Lehman Brothers: Will We Ever Learn?" at the end of Ch. 5 of Management. Discuss the scenario with your team. Discuss the second, third, and fifth discussion questions at the end of the case with your team. Answer each question based on your team's discussion in no more than 350 words per question. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

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