MGT601 Discussion Post

MGT601 Discussion Post

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Manager’s Decision Support Tools
Manager’s Decision Support Tools

Part 1

Manager’s Decision Support Tools

Imagine yourself as the executive manager of an organization. You are responsible for establishing the three levels of management and how each level functions in the organization. One of the executive board members does not agree with having three levels of management. How would you justify to the executive board that three levels of management should be implemented in the organization? In your initial post, please include an explanation of the function that each level performs and why it is important. Answer in 250-300 Words.

Part 2

Evolution of Management

Read the article, “The Management Century”. Based on the content presented in the article, describe the evolution of management and how management practices have changed over time. How has our understanding of management changed over time? Why has it evolved in the ways that it has? Answer in 250-300 Words.

Part 3

Manager’s Decision Support Tools

Read the journal article, “Executive Information Systems: Their impact on Executive Decision MakingBased on the information presented in the article, discuss the following:

  • The tools executive managers use when making major decisions
  • The relationship between the tools the executive managers’ use and the managers’ tasks
  • The reasons for using the support tools
  • Answer in 250-300 Words.

Part 4

Managerial Planning

What are the types of plans? How are they distinguished from one another? Do you think plans with incremental objectives are more effective than those that contain stretch goals? Why or why not? What role should ethics play with strategic planning? Support your opinion with outside resources. Answer in 250-300 Words.

Required Resources Part 1-2

TEXT

Bierman, L., Ferrell, O. C., & Ferrell, L. (2016). Management: Principles and applications, custom edition [Electronic version]. Solon, OH: Academic Media Solutions.

  • Chapter 1: Management: An Overview of Management
  • Chapter 2: History of Management Thought
  • Chapter 3: The Environment of Management

ARTICLE

Kiechel III, W. (2012, November). The management centuryHarvard Business Review, 90(11), 63-75. Retrieved from https://library.ashford.edu/ezproxy.aspx?url=http%…

Required Resources Part 3-4

TEXT

Bierman, L., Ferrell, O. C., & Ferrell, L. (2016). Management: Principles and applications, custom edition [Electronic version]. Solon, OH: Academic Media Solutions.

  • Chapter 4: Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • Chapter 6: Planning and Strategic Management
  • Chapter 7: Decision Making

ARTICLE

Leidner, D. E., & Elam, J. J. (1994). Leidner, D. E., & Elam, J. J. (1994). Executive information systems: Their impact on executive decision making. Journal of Management Information Systems, 10(3), 139-155. Retrieved from the EBSCOhost database.

MANAGER

1200 Words

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