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Principles of Management

Chapter Review Questions

Principles of ManagementChapter Review Questions

  1. What are the characteristics and traits that you possess that are common to all successful managers?
  2. Why should management be considered an occupation rather than a profession?
  3. How do managers learn how to perform the job?
  4. Explain the manager’s job according to Henry Mintzberg.
  5. What responsibilities do managers have towards people within the organization? How do they express these responsibilities?
  6. How do managers perform their job according to John Kotter?
  7. How do managers make rational decisions?
  8. How does the nature of management change according to one’s level and function in the organization?
  9. Discuss the role of management in the larger societal context. What do you think the managers of the future will be like?
  10. Identify what you think are the critical issues facing contemporary management. Explain.
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