Module 6 Management Concepts Assessment

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Module 6 Management Concepts Assessment

 

Chapter 17 – Organizational Planning and Controlling

This is the text that you will replace. Provide a complete response to the prompts provided in the instructions. Focus on providing a detailed response and fully answers the questions. Be sure to use proper spelling and grammar. For external sources, be sure to utilize in-text citations. Refer to the APA Resources folder in our course for guidance on citing sources. You will also complete the references page at the bottom of this document.

 

Chapter 18 – Management of Technology and Innovation (MTI)

This is the text that you will replace. Provide a complete response to the prompts provided in the instructions. Focus on providing a detailed response and fully answers the questions. Be sure to use proper spelling and grammar. For external sources, be sure to utilize in-text citations. Refer to the APA Resources folder in our course for guidance on citing sources. You will also complete the references page at the bottom of this document.

 

 

References

You will place your references in this section. Please see the APA Resources folder for assistance in formatting your sources. A sample reference for your etext is provided to use in completing this assignment. Delete this instructional text before you submit your assignment.

 

Bright, D., Cortes, A., et al. (2019). Principles of Management. OpenStax: Houston, TX

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Module 6 Management Concepts Assessment

Chapters 16-18

 

Overview

For this MCA, you will be preparing a paper which responds to questions about this module’s topics. To assist you, we have prepared a template for you to use. This will help you to organize your paper. Follow the instructions below and please ask your professor if you have any questions.

 

Instructions

 

1. Download the Module 6 MCA Paper Template (in the Module 6 Management Concepts Assessment in Blackboard). You will use this document for your paper.

2. Open the document in Word, and click Save As to place your name in the beginning of the filename.

3. Type your name in the cover sheet.

4. Type the date submitted (example: October 1, 2021).

5. For each heading in the template (example: Chapter 17 – Organizational Planning and Controlling), you will see an area to type the responses to questions on this instructions sheet.

6. Additional guidance:

· Your paper should follow APA format, and should be  in your own words. Any content you take from a source must be inside quotation marks and must be cited in-text (author, date).

· In APA formatting, you are not permitted to use “I.” Instead, you must be an independent researcher. Say, “the organization” or “the salesperson,” not “I would.”

7. You should list the references you used to develop your paper.

8. Link to APA resources: https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/apa_style/apa_formatting_and_style_guide/general_format.html (You may also look for APA Resources in the KEY INFORMATION menu tab in our Blackboard course).

9. The questions for this paper on the following page.

 

 

Complete the following question(s) and type your answers into the Module 6 MCA Paper Template:

 

Chapter 17 – Organizational Planning and Controlling

1. Explain the importance of organizational planning.

2. Why don’t employees often see their managers plan? How is this a somewhat “hidden” part of a manager’s role?

3. What is the importance of control within an organization? How is this related to planning?

4. Your text presents the traditional control model in Exhibit 17.14 .

a. Describe how a pizza delivery business might use standards and a control system to ensure that it is meeting customer expectations.

b. Provide a specific example of a standard that the pizza delivery company might set, how it will monitor results, and then how it may take action based upon its evaluation of the results vs. the standards initially set.

5. What is Management by Objectives (MBO)? How can a manager integrate planning and goal setting into their work team?

 

Chapter 18 – Management of Technology and Innovation (MTI)

1. Why is it important for an organization to actively manage and update its technology?

2. Consider an industry that has experienced great technological change over the past 10 to 20 years.

a. Describe the industry and who are the major players.

b. What has changed within that industry (the products themselves, manufacturing methods, methods of delivery, etc.)?

c. What has driven the changes (competitive pressures, new available technologies, etc.)?

d. How important is it for a firm in this industry to respond to, or even drive, technological change?

3. Imagine that you are a manager in a firm within this industry. What recommendations would you make to upper management as to how to keep up with a constantly evolving environment of technology and innovation?

 

 

Resources

· APA Resources

https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/apa_style/apa_formatting_and_style_guide/general_format.html

 

· Free Grammar and Spelling Software that integrates into MS Word and other programs (highly recommended)

https://www.grammarly.com/

 

 

 

 

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