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MGMT 370: Management of Organizations

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.SS.

Prereq: ECON 101 or ECON 102
A management functions approach is used to explain what managers do in organizations; how they deal with external constituents, how they structure their companies, and how they deal with employees. A contingency approach is used as a framework for understanding how to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of organizations in today's dynamic, highly competitive business environment.

Management

http://catalog.iastate.edu/collegeofbusiness/management/

Management is a broadly defined discipline and activity, which is neither industry- nor function-specific.  Management concepts, theories, techniques, and skills are applicable to all business functional areas and are essential for successful organizations, regardless of whether the venture is large or small, a well-established firm or an entrepreneurial start-up.  Management requires sound conceptual, technical, and human skills for the effective utilization of organizational resources.