Fundamentals of Management

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M430 Fundamentals of Management

Lesson Scope

Working as a department head at higher levels where there are more assets called upon and timelines to meet will test the ability to be resourceful, flexible, and adaptable to mission needs and changes. Knowing management fundamentals will help to become an agile manager who can use Army resources effectively to achieve organizational goals and objectives. At the end of this lesson, learners will be able to employ the fundamentals of managing by implementing a management process by developing effective management skills.

Enabling Learning Objective

ELO 400-MLC-0430.01

Action: Determine the differences of management and leadership principles.

Condition: In a group learning environment, given references, and collaborations.

Standard: As a collaborative team member, the learner will compare differences between management (manage things) and leadership (lead people) to accomplish the major goals at the organizational level. Learning Domain: Cognitive

Level of Learning: Analysis

ELO 400-MLC-0430.02

Action: Analyze the Management Process.

Condition: In a group learning environment, given references, and collaborations.

Standard: As a collaborative team member, the learner will sequence a planning and decision making process, apply time and organizational skills, and implement control and monitor procedures to solve a problem.

Learning Domain: Cognitive

Level of Learning: Analysis

Enabling Learning Objective (cont.)

Enabling Learning Objective (cont.)

ELO 400-MLC-0430.03

Action: Analyze the effective management skills.

Condition: In a group learning environment, given references, and collaborations.

Standard: As a collaborative team member, the learner will explain at least two of the types of management skills (Technical, Interpersonal, Conceptual, Diagnostic, Communication, Decision Making, and Time Management) to solve a problem as observed during the practical exercise.

Learning Domain: Cognitive

Level of Learning: Apply

Enabling Learning Objective (cont.)

ELO 400-MLC-0430.04

Action: Formulate a management style to support personnel and programs at the organizational level.

Condition: In a group learning environment, given references, and collaborations.

Standard: Formulize a management style to accomplish the major goals at the organizational level.

Learning Domain: Cognitive

Level of Learning: Understand

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Infantry

Administration

Other

Human resources

Operations

Air Defense Artillery

SFCs, MSGs, 1SGs

Areas of Management

Levels of Army Management (Enlisted)

CPLs, SGTs, SSGs

CSMs and SGMs

Pyramid Model of Army Managers by Level and Area

Army Manager Types by Level

CSMs & SGMs

SFCs, MSGs, 1SGs

CPLs, SGTs, SSGs

Relatively small group of leaders

Largest group of managers in organizations. Primarily responsible for implementing the policies and plans of top managers

In the Army enlisted ranks, includes CPLs, SGTs, & SSG who supervise and coordinate the activities of their Soldiers

In the Army enlisted ranks, includes CSMs and SGMs

In the civilian sector, includes CEOs

Manages the organization’s overall goals, strategy, and operating policies

In the Army enlisted ranks, includes NCOs holding the position of SFC thru 1SG/MSG

In the civilian sector, they supervise/coordinate the activities of first-line managers

In the civilian sector, includes supervisors and coordinators who supervise and coordinate the activities of their operating employees

The Management Process

Motivating members of the organization to work in the best interests of the organization.

Monitoring and correcting

ongoing activities

to facilitate

goal attainment.

Determining how best to group activities and resources.

Setting the organization’s goals and deciding how best to achieve them.

Planning & Decision Making

Organizing

Leading

Controlling

Time Management

Managing time efficiently requires you to:

Recognize time wasters or black holes,

Set goals that will reduce patterns of wasted time, and

Adopt a system to assist you in managing your time.

Fundamental Management Skills

Technical

Interpersonal

Conceptual

Diagnostic

Communication

Decision-Making

Time Management

Management Styles

Authoritarian – Manager at the top

Democratic – Team evolves as one unit

Paternalistic – Top manager = father figure

Governs and decides all management policies

Expects workers to execute

Team members make decisions, delegate tasks

Family atmosphere

All workers feel happy; bonded

Worker feedback and opinions needed for decision making

Questions?

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