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UNDERSTANDING MANAGEMENTS CONTEXT

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allelipraise's version from 2017-09-24 15:13

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Omnipotent viewThe view that managers are directly responsible for an organization’s success or failure
Omnipotent viewThe quality of the organization = quality of its managers
Symbolic viewThe ability of a manager to affect outcomes influenced and constrained by external factors
Symbolic viewThe economy, customers, governmental, policies, competitors, industry conditions, technology and the actions of previous managers
EnvironmentInternal/External
Internalcomposed of the elements within the organization, including current employees, management, and especially corporate culture, which defines employee behavior
Externalis the factors, forces, situations and events outside the organization that affect its performance
External Environment: ComponentØEconomic ØDemographic ØTechnological ØSociocultural ØPolitical/Legal ØGlobal
Organizational cultureThe basic pattern of shared values and assumptions governing the way employees within an organization think about and act on problems and opportunities.
Artifacts of organizational culturePhysical structure/language/Rituals and ceremonies/Stories and legends
organizational cultureShared values/Shared assumptions
Shared valueConscious beliefs/Evaluate what is good or bad, right or wrong
Shared assumptionsUnconscious, taken for granted beliefs/Implicit mental models, ideal prototypes of behavior
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