FINAL EXAM #06044100 Essay

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What’s required to implement an organization commitment to social responsibility?
What are the main obstacles to implementing socially responsible policies?
Name specific actions that can be taken toward increased social responsibility.

In order to implement an organizations commitment to social responsibility it is necessary to identify values held by society, how the organization intends to address, and then develop training programs and policies on what the organization plans to do to successfully fulfill its obligation. Also, clarifying how the policies relate to the organizations strategies, individual functions and goals.

The main obstacles an
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The Term “consideration” and “initiating structure” emerged from the Ohio State studies. Explain what these terms mean in relationship to leadership.

Consideration in leadership is concern for the welfare of the members of the group. This is oriented towards interpersonal relationships, mutual trust and friendship. Initiating Structure in which a leader defines leader and group member roles, initiates actions, organizes group activities and defines how tasks are to be accomplished by the group.
Explain the difference between positive and negative reinforcement.
Positive reinforcement occurs when a positive stimulus is presented in response to a behavior, increasing the likelihood of that behavior in the future. Negative reinforcement involves giving a person the opportunity to avoid negative consequences by exhibiting a desired behavior.
Define the term (system) as it relates to management. What is the difference between an open and closed system?
In an open system an organization is influenced by internal and external environments. In a closed system there is no interaction with external environments. The systems approach to management provides framework for visualizing internal and external environmental factors as a intergrated whole.
In one sentences each, describe the five basic management

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