Being the Exceptional Manager
Kinicki, A., & Williams, B. K. (2016). Management: A practical introduction (7 ed.). New York, NY: McGraw Hill Education.
The following scenarios, develop a response, then post the response as a reply to this discussion starter. Limit your response to 150 to 300 words, demonstrate understanding of and cite the required readings or other credible sources that you apply, and look for opportunities to engage with and learn from others
Scenario 1: Functions of Management
Whether you are an active or aspiring manager of others or just trying to manage your own career and life, being aware of and actively practicing the four functions of management is a foundation for your success (Kinicki & Williams, 2016).
- List and define the four principal functions of a manager (Hint: POLC).
- How are these functions applied at your organization (or an organization with which you are familiar)?
- How can you apply each function to more effective and efficient at simultaneously managing school, career, and family