XMGT 230 All DQs

XMGT 230 All DQs
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Week One Discussion Questions

• What is management? Why is management necessary? How do you think management has evolved?

• How do the four functions of management affect organizational success? Which function of management do you think is most important? Why?

• What are the steps in the decision-making process? What has been your experience with the decision-making process? What did you learn from those experiences?

Week Three Discussion Questions

• What are the steps in the planning process? Which step is the most crucial? Why?

• Do you think organizations can over plan? Explain your response.

• What role does organizational responsibility and ethics play in the planning process in your organization? Explain.

Week Five Discussion Questions

• How do organizational functions affect organizational structures? How do your organization’s functions affect its organizational structure?

• How do organizational structures affect organizational functions? How does your organization’s structure affect its organizational functions?

• What are the different types of organizational structures? Which type of structure do you think is the most effective? Why is this structure the most effective? How can organizations determine if they are structured in the most effective and efficient manner?

• What evidence have you seen of the imperatives for change, flexibility, and responsiveness faced by today’s firms?

Week Seven Discussion Questions

• How do your organization’s leaders influence your organization’s culture? How does the leadership of your organization achieve organizational goals?

• What are some skills that leaders need to possess? How can managers develop leadership skills?

• How has management changed because of the increased role of globalization? Would a good leader in one country automatically be a good leader in another country? What characteristics should a leader have to make them successful globally?

Week Nine Discussion Questions

• What is the control function of management? Why does the controlling function of management have a negative connotation? How is the controlling function of management evolving?

• How are leadership and control different? How are planning and control different? How are structure and control different?

• Does empowerment imply the loss of control? Why or why not?
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