USYD

Semester 1, 2014


Management and Organisations Exam Notes

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Description

Notes for the whole course + Exam case (Kent Brewery)
Table of Contents:
THE EXAM 1
Ethics and Stakeholders 3
Substantive Rationality 3
Max Weber suggests two kinds of rationalities in Bureaucracies 4
Bureaucratic Dysfunctionalism 4
Ethical Frameworks 4
Five main objections to business ethics 4
Main frameworks 5
Ethics vs. Profit Maximization (Freeman vs. Friedman) 5
Stakeholders 6
Managing for stakeholders 7
Clarkson´s 7 principles of stakeholder management: 7
Organisational Structure 8
Bureaucracy 8
The major issues of Bureaucratic structures: 9
Integrative structures 9
Task forces/project teams 9
Matrix structures 9
What is organisational structure? 9
Is there one best way to structure organisations? 10
Are non-hierarchical structures viable? 10
Should bureaucracy be abandoned? 10
Mintzberg’s six elements of organisational forms & the Six Coordinating Mechanisms 11
Mintzberg’s Configurations 11
Introduction Of Teams 12
Tuckman´s first four stages of group development 12
Teams are attractive for organizations: 12
Management Power and Politics 13
Five basis of power: 14
Dimensions of Power 14
Directions of Power 14
Sides of Power 15
1. Formal/Functional 15
2. Informal/Dysfunctional 15
Politics in Organisations 15
Politics in organisations 16
Managing Politics 16
Influencing tactics 16
Organisational Change 17
Reasons for change: 17
Internal (LIE) 17
Different approaches to change 17
Organisations as systems – adaption to eternal and internal drivers of change 18
Step process of planned change 19
Process Framework to planned change 19
Management style and planned change 20
Resistance/Barriers To Change 21
Change difficulties/resistance 21
Common Barrier of Change - PECC 21
Resistance (as opposed to opposition) - PSOP 21
Reducing Resistance: 21
Dawson’s 10 lessons about change: 22
Kent Case Study 22
Structure: delayering 24
New structure: 24
Change was successful in terms of company’s objectives: 24
Why workforce agreed: 24

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Glen

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USYD, Camperdown/Darlington

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March 2014