Mgt 230

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| Course Syllabus School of Business MGT/230 Version 1 Management Theory and Practice | Copyright © 2011 by University of Phoenix. All rights reserved. Course Description

This course explores the rich field of management in theory and practice, and as both a science and an art. Students learn to apply management concepts to current workplace issues. Other topics include increasing competitive forces, expectations for successful performance of employees and organizations, and achieving desired business goals. Policies

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Discuss what you learned, what could be applicable to your workplace or personal life, and how your knowledge has increased as a result of what you experienced through the learning activities in the previous week.Submit your team summary of the discussion in a 1-2 page Microsoft® Word document. | Week 2 | 2 | Learning Team Internal and External Factors Paper | Select an organization with which everyone in your Learning Team is familiar. Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you explain how internal and external factors affect the four functions of management. In your paper, explain how the following internal and external factors affect the four functions of management. Include specific examples for each.GlobalizationTechnology InnovationDiversity EthicsInclude 1-2 peer-reviewed sources to support your ideas.Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. | Week 2 | 10 |
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Week Three: Organizing as a Management Function | | Details | Due | Points | Objectives | 2 3.7 Describe the organizing function of management. 3.8 Identify various types of organizational structures. 3.9 Explain the relationship between organizational functions and organizational structure. | | | Readings | Read Ch. 8–10 of Management: Leading & Collaborating in a Competitive World.Read this week’s Electronic
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