(a) Describe and discuss a few decision-making models in management, giving instances of management decisions in each case.
(b) The three major management styles which belong to the classical management movement are as follows:
• Scientific Management
• Bureaucratic Management
• Administrative Management
describe all the three (3) management styles one by one. Elaborate your answer by referring to at least one management researcher or scholar who put forward each of Management Styles and show the strengths and weaknesses of each of these management styles.
(a) Planning is important for the success of an organization. describe the term “planning” and describe how you would relate the components of the planning process
(b) Provide five characteristics that can describe “planning”
(c) Without proper decision making in the organization, planning can fail. Relate the relevance of planning and performance. Use proper instances to support your answer.
Devise a framework to analyse the business environment of the University of Technology, Mauritius (UTM), giving exs on how environmental components can affect the organization and/or influence its decisions.
Some management experts feel that control is about setting standards, measuring performance against them, and taking corrective action when needed. Others take the opposite view, that is, they perceive control as a hindrance to creativity. With the help of exs give arguments in support of each view.
Compare and contrast the different theories of Motivation as propounded by Maslow, Mc Gregor, Herzberg, and Alderfer and say how they affect employees in Business Organisation.