Final Project Anastasiia Koval Bmgt 364 7984 Management and Organization Theory (2148) December 13, 2014 Instructor: Robert Staiger

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Final Project
Anastasiia Koval

BMGT 364 7984 Management and Organization Theory (2148)
December 13, 2014
Instructor: Robert Staiger

Dear Amanda,
As your management consultant, I would like to mention that we live in days when many young entrepreneurs have dreams of starting their own businesses. But, unfortunately, some of them believe that managing a business is simple. Your case shows what can happen when a new owner does not pay adequate attention to important components of management and: 1. fails to develop or share a mission statement; 2. fails to determine the best way to organize resources, including personnel; 3. underestimates the importance of recruitment, job design and descriptions, and training; 4.
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Planners must then identify alternative courses of action for achieving objectives. After evaluating the various alternatives, planners must make decisions about the best courses of action for achieving objectives. They must then formulate necessary steps and ensure effective implementation of plans. Finally, planners must constantly evaluate the success of their plans and take corrective action when necessary. Organizing Organizing is the function of management that involves developing an organizational structure and allocating human resources to ensure the accomplishment of objectives. The structure of the organization is the framework within which effort is coordinated. Decisions made about the structure of an organization are generally referred to as organizational design decisions.

Organizing also involves the design of individual jobs within the organization. Decisions must be made about the duties and responsibilities of individual jobs, as well as the manner in which the duties should be carried out. Decisions made about the nature of jobs within the organization are generally called “job design” decisions.

Organizing at the level of a particular job involves how best to design individual jobs to most effectively use human resources. Traditionally, job design was based on principles of division of labor and specialization, which assumed that the more narrow the job content, the more

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