Business Management: Help & Review

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Use the Business Management: Help and Review course to help you develop a deeper understanding of management styles, principles and practices. Short, engaging lessons make it easy to prepare for class discussions, study for tests or even help you complete a research project or homework assignment.
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20 chapters in Business Management: Help & Review

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Lesson 1 - Management vs. Leadership: The Difference Between a Manager & Leader  Take Quiz
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Lesson 2 - Management in Organizations: Top, Middle & Low-Level Managers  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Authority in Centralized & Decentralized Organizations  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Supervisory Skills: Types and Importance  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Controlling as a Function of Management  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Organizing as a Function of Management  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Planning as a Function of Management  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Leading as a Function of Management  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Productivity, Quality, Profitability and the Role of Managers  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Principles of Organizational Management  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Five Principles of Total Quality Management (TQM)  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - What Is Management by Objective? - Defining the MBO Process  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Governmental Regulation and Management  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Trends of Executive Compensation in the U.S.  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - The Five Steps in the Decision-Making Process  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - What are the Different Levels of Communication?  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Public Relations Plan: Example & Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - The Corporate Ladder: Definition, Structure & Positions  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - What is a Business? - Definition, Characteristics & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - What is a Mixed Economy? - Definition, Characteristics & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - What is Capitalism? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - What Is Profitability? - Definition & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Proxy Voting: Definition & Guidelines  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Threat, Vulnerability & Risk: Difference & Examples  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Leadership: Leaders & Their Role in Organizations  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Leadership Orientation: Task-Oriented & People-Oriented  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - The Blake Mouton Managerial Grid: Five Leadership Styles  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - The Transformational Leader  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - The Transactional Leader  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - The Charismatic Leader  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - The Bureaucratic Leader  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - The Situational Leader  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - The Laissez-faire Leader  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - The Servant Leader  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - The Authoritarian or Autocratic Leader  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - The Participative or Democratic Leader  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - The Path-Goal Theory and Leadership Styles  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Fiedler's Contingency Theory & a Leader's Situational Control  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Hersey-Blanchard's Model of Situational Leadership  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - What is a Dictatorship? - Definition, Facts, Characteristics & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - What is a Leader? - Definition, Qualities & Characteristics  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Army Leadership: Attributes, Philosophy & Principles  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Strategic Leadership: Definition, Characteristics & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Leadership Qualities of Steve Jobs  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Leadership Qualities of Nelson Mandela  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - How to Develop Leadership Skills  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - The Strategic Management Process  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Different Types of Business Strategies  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - What Is the Strategic Planning Process? - Model, Steps & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Types of Planning: Strategic, Tactical, Operational & Contingency Planning  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - The Seven Steps of Decision Making  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Decision Making for Managers: Certainty, Risk & Uncertainty  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Types of Problem Solving Methods in Management and Supervision  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Quantitative Decision Making Tools: Decision Trees, Payback Analysis & Simulations  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - PERT Analysis & Project Completion  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - What is a SWOT Analysis?  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - The Stages of Team Development  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - What is Five Why Analysis?  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - SLEPT Analysis: Example, Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Social Influences on Business: Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Strategy Evaluation: Definition, Methods & Tools  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - What Is a Social Audit? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Functional Strategy: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Staggered Board of Directors: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - What is Planned Obsolescence? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - What is Perceived Obsolescence? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Vertical Consolidation: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Hostile Takeover: Definition, Process & Example  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Human Resource Management: Hiring and Staffing  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Human Resource Management vs. Personnel Management  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Affirmative Action and EEOC  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - New Employee Orientation: Function & Characteristics  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Assessing Training Needs of an Organization  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Methods for Training Employees: Mentoring, On-The-Job & Job Rotation  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Types of Employee Training Programs  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Performance Appraisals: Benefits and Challenges  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Employee Intervention: Methods and Application  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Terminating an Employee: Process & Best Practices  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Understanding Employee Compensation  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Aligning HRM and Organizational Strategy  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Human Resource Information Systems: Costs & Benefits to Employees, HR and Organizations  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Human Resource Management (HRM): Laws & Regulations  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Affirmative Action in the Workplace: Pros, Cons & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Closed Shop: Definition & Agreements  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Cost of Living Adjustment: History & Formula  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Open Plan Office Productivity: Studies & Research  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Perverse Incentives: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Positive Externality: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Probationary Period of Employment: Policy & Termination  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Religious Discrimination in the Workplace: Definition, Effects & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - What Is Diversity Training in the Workplace? - Definition & Importance  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Knowledge Economy: Definition & Concept  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Monetary Compensation: Definition & Concept  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978: Cases & Concept  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - What Is Human Capital in Management? - Definition & Value  Take Quiz
Lesson 28 - Signs of Workplace Bullying  Take Quiz
Lesson 29 - How to Stop Workplace Bullying  Take Quiz
Lesson 30 - Workplace Bullying Policies  Take Quiz
Lesson 31 - How HR Manages Employee Re-Entry  Take Quiz
Lesson 32 - Technology for HR Metrics, Communication & Reporting  Take Quiz
Lesson 33 - Project Managers & Emotional Intelligence  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Managerial Accounting Functions  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Budget Controls: Top-Down, Bottom-Up, Zero-Based & Flexible Budgeting  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - The Balance Sheet: Purpose, Components & Format  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - What Is an Income Statement? - Purpose, Components & Format  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - The Statement of Cash Flows: Purpose, Format & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Preparing the Basic Income Statement and Statement of Retained Earnings  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - How to Prepare the Basic Balance Sheet and Statement of Cash Flows  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - External Audits of Financial Statements  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - The Fundamental Principles of Accounting  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Financial Statement Analysis: Definition, Purpose, Elements & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - What is a Financial Investment? - Definition, Types & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - What Is a Financial Plan for a Business? - Definition & Example  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Financial Goal: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Flexible Budgeting: Advantages & Explanation  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Top-Down Budgeting: Definition, Process & Advantages  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Variances in Budgets: Definition, Calculations & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Normal Costing: Definition, Example & Formula  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Normal Costing vs. Actual Costing  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Normal Costing vs. Standard Costing  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Administrative Costs in Accounting: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - What is Cost Avoidance? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Cost Avoidance vs. Cost Savings  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - What is Decentralization in Accounting? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Decentralization in Accounting: Advantages & Disadvantages  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - What is Cost Structure? - Definition, Types & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - Residual Risk vs. Inherent Risk  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - What is Inherent Risk? - Definition & Assessment  Take Quiz
Lesson 28 - Inherent Risk & Control Risk  Take Quiz
Lesson 29 - Risk Control vs. Risk Management  Take Quiz

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