Essay on Bmgt364 Week 3 Project 1 Organizational Theory

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BMGT364 Week 3 Project 1 Organizational Theory
Click Link Below To Buy: http://hwcampus.com/shop/bmgt364-week-3-project-1-organizational-theory/ In the first assignment, students are given a scenario in which the shipping manager who has worked for Recycled Furnishings since the inception of the company is getting ready to retire. The scenario serves to set the stage for students to demonstrate how management theories have changed over time. For example, managing 30 years ago is different than managing in the 21st century.
In selecting an organizational theory that best describes the current shipping manager, students have to use the timeline to select a school of thought and a theory or theories of that time frame. Students will
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He brought this management style to Recycled Furnishing and helped to improve the methodology of furniture assembly as well as the shipping processes.
A major shift in management occurred in the late 1980’s and early 90’s that caused Robert to reconsider his management approach. For example, advances in technology, the organization joining a union, change in the value systems, organizational design and globalization all affected the culture of Recycled Furnishings. Robert was successful with this transformation and contributed greatly to the company’s success.
Part One
• Select an organizational theory that you believe best describes Robert’s management style in the late 1980’s/early 1990’s;
• Identify the theorist(s) who proposed the theory;
• Discuss how the selected organizational theory and theorist fit into the school of thought of that time period.
• Address the principles of the theory and how the manager would do his job and interact with his staff.
• How does this organizational theory differ from Robert’s early thinking;
• Using the course readings and your own research, explain in detail how you arrived at your conclusions.
Part Two
Recently Robert announced his plans to retire. You have been hired as his replacement and with the international launch on the horizon you have big shoes to fill. You feel you are more than capable of handling the management position and characterize yourself as a 21stcentury manager.
• As a 21st century manager,

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