Notes on Mazes Reading Chapter 3

47 views2 pages
6 Mar 2011
School
Department
Course
Professor
Notes on Moral Mazes
Chapter 3 – The Main Chance
-Corporations rely on schools to carry outcompetence hurdles
-The more promising a young manager the more probations he must go through
-Management positions are ordered and managers assigned a grade which
represents their position on the order
-It is necessary to have other higher ranking managers recognize and see ones
accomplishments.
-It is also necessary to distance oneself from mistakes and blunders
-Management entails dependence on others.
-Striving for success is the moral imperative of the united states
-Not everyone has the burning desire to keep on assending
-Some managers settle into niches where they are free of the egoism of the upper
most echelons.
-A good corporation also needs people who will do the work day in and day out
and not need higher status or title changes.
-Managers who are happy will publicly say they are willing to be flexible and
mobile
-Public perception is very important to managers.
-Corporate bureaucracies do not only control ones work but their public
appearance and attitudes as well what is described in the reading as ones public
face.
-Corporate bureaucracies socialize behaviours
oGreatly illustrated in the meeting between University recruiters and
College hopefuls out of highschool during recuiting expos
oProbations as a coercive socialization
Reification occurs through peer reinforcement
-Managers must possess high levels of self control with respect to their emotions
and intentions.
oHelps in a litigious society
oHelps guard against revealing secrets
-It is important to be perceived as a team player
oMake sacrifices
oPut in long hours when called upon
Strengthen social bonds
-Being thought of as versatile is key
LEAVE YOUR PERSONAL OPINIONS AT HOME
-Team player means being a group contributor and sticking to one’s own role
-Your must align yourself with the dominant ideology of the moment
-The team play ideology can and often is co-opted by the boss to suit his needs and
have subordinates do as he wishes
-Original and unfiltered opinions can be construed as negativity or even disloyalty
www.notesolution.com
Unlock document

This preview shows half of the first page of the document.
Unlock all 2 pages and 3 million more documents.

Already have an account? Log in

Get OneClass Notes+

Unlimited access to class notes and textbook notes.

YearlyBest Value
75% OFF
$8 USD/m
Monthly
$30 USD/m
You will be charged $96 USD upfront and auto renewed at the end of each cycle. You may cancel anytime under Payment Settings. For more information, see our Terms and Privacy.
Payments are encrypted using 256-bit SSL. Powered by Stripe.