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BUSI 3103 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Feline Immunodeficiency Virus, Rational Basis Review, Disintermediation

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BUSI 3103
Rumisa Shaukat

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Scientific Management: managers develop precise, standard procedures for doing each job; select
workers with appropriate abilities; train workers in the standard procedures; carefully plan work;
and provide wage incentives to increase output.
Administrative Principles: looked at the design and functioning of the organization as a whole.
Bureaucracy: emphasized designing and managing organizations on an impersonal, rational basis
through elements such as clearly defined authority and responsibility, formal record keeping, and
uniform application of standard rules. "
Current Challenges: G,E&SR, SPOR, DW, D
Globalization: Advances in technology and communication means it is easy to locate different parts
of the organization wherever it makes the most business sense
Ethics & Social Responsibility: Leaders face pressure from government and public to upload high
ethical and professional standards throughout the whole organization
Speed of Responsiveness: Responding quickly to environmental changes, organizational crises or
shifting customer expectations due to globalization
Digital Workplace: Growth in E-Business, trend towards disintermediation, need to be more tech
Diversity: Globalization and demographic shift brings several challenges which requires good
mgmt. of diversity
Organizations: Social entities that are goal directed with deliberately structured activity systems
and with a link to external environment
Importance of Organizations: SIG, PGAS, PCAC, TCAV, FIV, BTR
Open System: must interact with the environment to survive. It consumes resources and exports
resources to the environment
System: Set of interacting elements that acquires inputs from environment and transforms them to
be discharged to external environment
Subsystems: Boundary Spanning, Production, Maintenance, Adaptation and Management
Production Subsystem: produces the product and service outputs of the organization
Boundary Subsystems: responsible for exchanges with the external environment (ex; purchase
Maintenance Subsystem: Maintains the smooth operation and upkeep of the organization's
physical and human elements
Adaptive Subsystem: responsible for organizational Change and Adaptation
Management Subsystem: Responsible for coordinating and directing the other subsystems
Organizational Configuration: TC,TM,MMG, TS, AS
Technical Core: People who do the basic work of the organization, performs production subsystem.
Top Management: provides direction, strategy, goals and policies for the organization
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