Ch 7: Managing and Leading in Business: Help and Review

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The Managing and Leading in Business chapter of this College-Level Introduction to Business Help and Review course is the simplest way to master leading and managing in business concepts. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of managing and leading in business.

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  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding management in organizations or working with technical, human and conceptual managerial skills
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning business topics (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about managing and leading in business
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
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  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Managing and Leading in Business chapter exam.

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Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a Managing and Leading in Business unit of a standard college-level introduction to business course. Topics covered include:

  • Four functions of management
  • Planning as a function of management
  • Types of planning
  • SWOT analyses
  • Types of internal organization change
  • Leading as a function of management

30 Lessons in Chapter 7: Managing and Leading in Business: Help and Review
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Managerial Skills: How Good Managers Promote Productivity

1. 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.

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

2. 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.

Four Functions of Management Flashcards

Four Functions of Management Flashcards

This flashcard set covers the four functions of a manager and a fifth function that is at times used by some managers. Through this set, you will learn how the functions build on each other as a process to create organizational success.

Types of Internal Organizational Change: Structural, Strategic, People, and Process

4. Types of Internal Organizational Change: Structural, Strategic, People, and Process

Organizational change can occur in response to internal or external factors. This lesson focuses specifically on those changes that occur in a company's internal environment, including structural, strategic, people and process changes.

Leadership: Leaders & Their Role in Organizations

5. Leadership: Leaders & Their Role in Organizations

Leadership is the action of leading employees to achieve goals. It plays an important role in employee performance and productivity. Learn about how leaders influence employee behavior in this lesson.

What Is Management by Objective? - Defining the MBO Process

6. What Is Management by Objective? - Defining the MBO Process

Management by objective (MBO) changed the way many companies worked and functioned. With MBO, employees' input was sought out and used to help develop the goals and objectives for the organization.

What Are Operational Plans for a Business? - Definition, Types & Examples

7. What Are Operational Plans for a Business? - Definition, Types & Examples

In this lesson, you will learn about the purposes and content of operational plans. We also will define their place within the overall management planning process.

Management by Exception: Definition, Principle & Examples

8. Management by Exception: Definition, Principle & Examples

Management by exception is a way of separating tasks between staff and management. Watch this video to learn how tasks are separated and the advantages and disadvantages of managing a business this way, then test your knowledge with a quiz.

What Is Bureaucratic Leadership? - Definition, Examples & Disadvantages

9. What Is Bureaucratic Leadership? - Definition, Examples & Disadvantages

Bureaucratic leadership is one of the most prevalent forms of management today. In this lesson, you'll learn the key concepts of bureaucratic leadership and be provided with some examples of it. You'll also discover some of its disadvantages.

Trust Building in Business Teams: Definition, Activities & Exercises

10. Trust Building in Business Teams: Definition, Activities & Exercises

Trust building in business teams is essential to any organization. Team building activities can help members of the team trust one another. Trust within a team can build quickly with the right activities.

What Is a Balanced Scorecard? - Metrics & Examples

11. What Is a Balanced Scorecard? - Metrics & Examples

One of the most effective ways to determine the success of one's business, product, strategy, or employees is to measure results via performance appraisals. This lesson discusses one form of performance appraisal, the balanced scorecard.

What Is Competence in Management? - Definition & Examples

12. What Is Competence in Management? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you will learn about the specific characteristics and practices of competent management. We will also see how these can be encouraged and developed within an organization.

What Is Strategic Change Management? - Definition, Models & Examples

13. What Is Strategic Change Management? - Definition, Models & Examples

In this lesson, we'll be looking at strategic change management, which is a process of managing a change within an organization or company. We'll also look at the various models of strategic change management. Afterwards, you can test your knowledge with a quiz.

What is a Paradigm Shift in Business? - Definition & Examples

14. What is a Paradigm Shift in Business? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, we'll explore the definitions of the terms 'paradigm' and 'paradigm shift.' We'll also look at real-world examples of different types of paradigm shifts as the concept relates to individuals, corporations, and cultural groups.

Differentiation Strategy: Definition & Examples

15. Differentiation Strategy: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, we'll learn about differentiation strategy. We'll define it and look at important characteristics. The lesson will then discuss the pros and cons of differentiation strategy.

What is Agile Project Management? - Scrum & Methodology

16. What is Agile Project Management? - Scrum & Methodology

Traditional project management approaches often prove insufficient for software development. The Agile approach offers a different way of thinking and different methodologies to implement. Learn about Agile project management and Scrum methodology.

Business Case Analysis (BCA): Example & Format

17. Business Case Analysis (BCA): Example & Format

In this lesson, we'll explore the process of business case analysis. We'll define the phrase and explain the different steps to take when developing a business case analysis.

Work Package: Definition & Example

18. Work Package: Definition & Example

In this lesson, we will define the work package and show examples of how the dynamic relationships among work packages help build project success. We will conclude with a summary and a brief quiz.

Long-Term Business Goals: Definition & Examples

19. Long-Term Business Goals: Definition & Examples

Learn the difference between short-term and long-term goals. See how to develop long-term goals that are important to your business and key follow-up steps after long-term goals have been established.

Setting Business Development Goals

20. Setting Business Development Goals

Where do you see your business next week? What about next year? This lesson will discuss how you can set business development goals that will help your company to be successful!

Short-Term Business Goals: Definition & Examples

21. Short-Term Business Goals: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, learn how reaching short-term goals allows a company to eventually meet their long-term mission oriented goals. This lesson also describes the importance of short-term goals and provides examples of what they may look like.

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

22. 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.

Henry Mintzberg's Managerial Roles

23. 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.

How Internal and External Factors Drive Organizational Change

24. How Internal and External Factors Drive Organizational Change

Managers must recognize and respond to all factors that affect their organizations. This lesson describes how the internal and external environments of an organization drive change within the company.

Managerial Challenges Caused by Organizational Change

25. Managerial Challenges Caused by Organizational Change

External factors and internal environmental factors are responsible for many overall organizational changes. With change, managers must plan for challenges they may face when trying to implement new ways of doing things.

Organizing as a Function of Management

26. 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.

Management vs. Leadership: The Difference Between a Manager & Leader

27. Management vs. Leadership: The Difference Between a Manager & Leader

Are all managers leaders? Are all leaders managers? This lesson presents arguments that place a manager and a leader into two separate categories, each with their own defining characteristics.

Leading as a Function of Management

28. 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

29. 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.

Organizational Controls: Feedforward, Concurrent & Feedback

30. Organizational Controls: Feedforward, Concurrent & Feedback

In the business world, organizations constantly need to ensure that they're meeting the goals they've set for themselves. That's where the three types of organizational controls come in. Watch this lesson to learn about feedforward, concurrent and feedback controls.

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