Read and review page 84 of your textbook and post your responses to questions 2, 6 and 7. Additionally, from your readings in Chapter 3, respond to question 8 on page 134. Remember, to earn full credit you must respond to your classmates.

Week 1

Go to page 39 of your textbook and post your responses to questions 2, 7 and 10

Page 39

Questions 2:  Describe ways in which the digital world has influenced or affected an organization with which you are familiar.  Can you identify both positive and negative aspects of this influence?

 

Questions 7:  What does contingency mean?  What are the implications of contingency theory for managers?

Questions 10:  What are some differences one might expect among stakeholder expectations for a nonprofit organization v. a for-profit business?  Do you think nonprofit managers have to pay more attention to stakeholders than do business managers?  Discuss.

Discussion2

In this thread we will discuss Academic Honesty and Plagiarism.  Please review the section on Academic Honesty in the syllabus.  After reviewing the policy, explain, in your own words, what plagiarism is and feel free to defend what it is not!

Week 2

Read and review page 84 of your textbook and post your responses to questions 2, 6 and 7. Additionally, from your readings in Chapter 3, respond to question 8 on page 134. Remember, to earn full credit you must respond to your classmates.

 

Read and review page 84 and post your response to Question #2, 6, and 7. Additionally, respond to questions #8 on Page 134.

Page 84 #2

How might a company’s goals for employee development be related to its goals for innovation and change?

Page84 #6

Do you believe mission statement and official goal statements provide an organization with genuine legitimacy in the external environment?

Page84 #7

Suppose you have been asked to evaluate the effectiveness of the police department in a medium-sized community. Where would you begin, and how would you proceed? What effectiveness approach would you prefer?

Page134 #8

Why do you think the brand manager position is considered a good training ground?

 

Week 3

 

Read and review page 175 of your textbook and post your responses to questions 3 and 4. Next, read pages 207 and 208 in your textbook and post your responses to questions 4, 7, and 10. Remember, to earn