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Ch 19: ILTS Business: Management

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Study the many aspects of management, from entrepreneurial thinking to planning, as you review for the ILTS test in business, marketing, and computer education. Learn by watching video lessons, and test your knowledge with self-assessment quizzes.

ILTS Business, Marketing, and Computer Education: Management - Chapter Summary

Whether you need a quick refresher course or an in-depth study guide, use our video lessons to cover the material in an engaging format with interactive quizzes. To make reviewing simpler, the video instructors emphasize key words and concepts and use visual cues to help make the material easy to remember. Lessons in this chapter include:

  • Analyzing financial data for decision making
  • Controlling as a function of management
  • Entrepreneurial thinking
  • Five principles of Total Quality Management (TQM)
  • Four functions of management: planning, organizing, leading, and controlling
  • Henry Mintzberg's managerial roles
  • Leading as a function of management
  • Management information systems: using data to manage operations
  • Management in organizations: top, middle, and low-level managers
  • Managerial skills: how good managers promote productivity
  • Networking
  • Operations management planning
  • Organizing as a function of management
  • Planning as a function of management
  • Quality school of management: Kaizen and re-engineering approaches
  • Technology planning
  • Time management
  • Types of planning: strategic, tactical, operational and contingency planning
  • Using financial data to plan for goals and business problems

ILTS Business, Marketing, and Computer Education: Objectives

The purpose of the ILTS business exam is to determine your eligibility for teacher licensing in your subject area. You'll be required to answer 125 questions, each in multiple-choice format. Scores on the exam range from 100-300. You'll need a score of 240 or greater to apply for licensing.

The quiz that accompanies each video lesson helps you prepare in two ways:

  • It allows you to get experience with the kinds of questions you'll find on the ILTS exam
  • You'll know how well you're learning and remembering the material as you go

16 Lessons in Chapter 19: ILTS Business: Management
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Management in Organizations: Top, Middle & Low-Level Managers

1. Management in Organizations: Top, Middle & Low-Level Managers

The role of a manager in organizations is complex. While managers can come in different shapes and sizes they all share the task of utilizing people and resources to achieve organizational goals. This lesson will discuss the roles and functions of management found in each of the three levels of management.

Managerial Skills: How Good Managers Promote Productivity

2. Managerial Skills: How Good Managers Promote Productivity

This lesson will discuss the types of skills a manager needs, including technical, human, and conceptual skills. You'll learn how each of these skill sets impacts a manager's ability to effectively lead his or her employees.

Henry Mintzberg's Managerial Roles

3. Henry Mintzberg's Managerial Roles

There are many roles a manager has within an organization. Henry Mintzberg describes ten specific managerial roles most commonly seen within organizations. This lesson will discuss each of these roles and what behaviors are associated with them.

Four Functions of Management: Planning, Organizing, Leading & Controlling

4. Four Functions of Management: Planning, Organizing, Leading & Controlling

A person who holds a management position inside an organization is required to think strategically and conceptually in order to achieve organizational goals. This lesson will describe the four functions of management and how they relate to organizational success.

Planning as a Function of Management

5. Planning as a Function of Management

In this lesson, you will learn the role of planning as a function of management. Discover the advantages of and barriers to planning, and how it is used to achieve organizational goals.

Types of Planning: Strategic, Tactical, Operational & Contingency Planning

6. Types of Planning: Strategic, Tactical, Operational & Contingency Planning

This lesson will explain the four types of planning used by managers, including strategic, tactical, operational and contingency planning. Terms, such as single-use plans, continuing plans, policy, procedure and rule, will also be defined.

Time Management & Job Stress

7. Time Management & Job Stress

Time management is something we all deal with as our lives get more hectic. In this lesson, we will address time management and the stress it can put on an individual in the workplace.

Networking for Career Success: How to Make Professional Contacts

8. Networking for Career Success: How to Make Professional Contacts

Having a strong network of business contacts can really help out your career. But how do you build a network? In this lesson, we'll look at ways to make contacts, including tips for networking.

Organizing as a Function of Management

9. Organizing as a Function of Management

Once a plan is in place, a manager must put it into action. This lesson explains the role of organizing as a function of management as well as its relationship with planning.

Leading as a Function of Management

10. Leading as a Function of Management

This lesson teaches you about leading as a function of management by examining the surprising similarities between two very different leadership scenarios: leadership at war and leadership in the workplace.

Controlling as a Function of Management

11. Controlling as a Function of Management

In this lesson, we will explore the role of controlling as a function of management and its use of various control mechanisms to reach organizational goals.

Operations Management Planning

12. Operations Management Planning

Businesses are complex systems engaged in complex activities that require constant planning and supervision. In this lesson, you'll learn about planning in operations management as well as various types of planning.

Management Information Systems: Using Data to Manage Operations

13. Management Information Systems: Using Data to Manage Operations

Management information systems (MIS) are an important source of data for any organization. How that data is reviewed and analyzed is the responsibility of the managers, and in this lesson we will describe the role of MIS and how managers can use different types of data MIS can produce.

Implementing Total Quality Management (TQM) in an Organization

14. Implementing Total Quality Management (TQM) in an Organization

When an organization adopts total quality management, they are really creating a new culture of customer satisfaction and quality products and services utilizing the skills of highly qualified employees and strong supplier relations to meet and exceed organizational goals.

Five Principles of Total Quality Management (TQM)

15. Five Principles of Total Quality Management (TQM)

Total quality management (TQM) is achieved and becomes part of the overall organizational culture when the five principles - produce quality work the first time, focus on the customer, have a strategic approach to improvement, improve continuously and encourage mutual respect and teamwork - are practiced by all employees.

Quality School of Management: Kaizen & Reengineering Approaches

16. Quality School of Management: Kaizen & Reengineering Approaches

All companies strive to improve and deliver a better product. That single thought is driven by the quality school of management. In this lesson, we will learn about that school of thought and how it evolved.

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