Managers are directly responsible for the success or failure of any organization. Their main responsibility is to assists the organization to accomplish its objectives in an effective and resourceful way. They have to perform different roles and functions in the organisation in order to accomplish their tasks.
(a) Make a distinction between efficiency and effectiveness by giving appropriate instances.
(b) Describe the different functions of the management. How do these functions aid achieve organizational goals?
(c) describe the different roles which managers should play according to Henry Mintzberg in order to be successful in their tasks.
“Planning is important for the success of an organization. Yet many organisations are reluctant to be involved in the planning process.”
Discuss the validity of this statement.
“Controlling is the measurement and correction of performance, in order to make sure that enterprise objectives and the plans devised to attain them are accomplished.” Discuss this statement.
Discuss and describe the relevance of Herzberg theory of motivation in motivating employees in the practice.
(a) Why do you think organizations are giving raised significance to group decision making during recent years?
(b) What problems might be associated with group decision making? Give appropriate illustrations.