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MANAGEMENT

What do managers do?

Is management an instinct or a set of skills


and techniques that can be taught?
Entrepreneur vs.
manager
Entrepreneur is an owner or manager of a business
enterprise who makes money through r_ _ _ _ and i_ _ _ _
___.
A person who is willing to help launch a new
venture or enterprise and accept full
r_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ for the outcome.

Manager is a person who is in charge of getting people


together to accomplish desired g_ _ _ _ and objectives
using available resources efficiently and effectively.
Management comprises pla_ _ _ng, or _ _ _ _zing, staffing,
l _ _ _ _ng or directing, and co _ _ _ _ lling an organization.
Entrepreneur vs.
manager
Entrepreneur is an owner or manager of a business
enterprise who makes money through risk and
initiative.
A person who is willing to help launch a new
venture or enterprise and accept full responsibility
for the outcome.

Manager is a person who is in charge of getting people


together to accomplish desired goals and objectives
using available resources efficiently and effectively.
Management comprises planning, organizing, staffing,
leading or directing, and controlling an organization.
What is it that people admire or hate
about their bosses management
style?

Choose 2 positive and 2 negative qualities


from the list and discuss them with your
partner.
Being able to make quick decisions.
Making people stay overtime.
Giving orders and controlling people.
Taking credits for their employees succsess.
Being able to motivate and lead.
Scolding or shouting at one employee in front
of his/her colleagues.
Blaming employees for their mistakes.
Having communicative skills.
Recognizing peoples abilities and rewarding
achievement.
Acting unavailable and inaccessible.
Read the text Functions of the management
Make notes of the reading:
Drucker suggested that __________
These five tasks are:
1 _______
2 _______
3 _______
4 _______
5 _______
Top managers tasks are ___________
Conclusion: Management: intuition or skill?
READ AGAIN TO FINISH THE COLLOCATIONS

o____work m______ decisions


s_____ objectives d_______ tasks
a______ goals r_______to needs
a______ resources c________activities
m_______ performance i________ innovations
s________ activities i________in the staffs
d________ with problems development
k_____ good communication
Use some of the word partnerships from
above in these sentences.
1. One of the first tasks of our new manager will be to
o_______ the w______ in the department so that
everyone knows what he/she is supposed to do.
2. The manager will has to s_____ all the a_____going
on in the department which requires a lot of energy
and time.
3. We think that we are a very good team and our
manger wont have problems when he needs to
d______ t______ to particular people.
4. It will be difficult to m_____ individual p______ since
we all work in a team and contribute equally.
5. The role of a top manager is to i_____ i_____ and e
good c_____ with the local authorities and the
community.
MOTIVATION AND MANAGEMENT

What motivates people to work? Fill in the vowels.


G__D WORKING C_ND_T__NS
_PP_RT_N_T__S TO TRAVEL
P_RKS
A HIGH S_L_RY
C_NT_CTS WITH PEOPLE
THE POSSIBILITY OF PR_M_T__N
AN INTERESTING AND CR__T_V_ JOB
L_NG HOLIDAYS
R_SP_NS_B_L_TY
JOB S_C_R_TY
Theories of motivation

Read the text and say which theory of motivation


Croatian managers are more likely to use.

Explain why to your partner.


Watch the film.

How are creative people in Apple mot


ivated to stay and work in the compa
ny?

http
://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f60dh
eI4ARg
Motivation scheme in Google
http
://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jH-4Rg
x8HYI
Find out which type of the management style
the following employees describe. Thery x or
theory y?

My boss supports our professional


development. Next Saturday Ill be
attending the third workshop this month.

Thank God it is the weekend! I cant stand


her bossy style anymore. Its either a
carrot or a stick!
I work hard and my overtime is never paid.
There is only one way to keep your job,
and that is no confrotation.

He delegates tasks and likes hearing our


opinion. There is a lot of responsibility
which is motivating, since I can be creative
and very independent.
My philosophy is very simple. Do as little
as possible and avoid work whenever you
can. The best part of my job is the
weekend.
Complete the sentences....
Theory X
According to theory X, people are ____ and
__________.
They are motivated by ______ and ______.
Managers should either ______ or ______ workers.

Theory Y
According to Theory Y, people are _________.
They are motivated by ________ and _______.
This type of management style works if there is
__________ and __________.
She boss or he boss?

Are there any differences in the management styles of men


and women?
Who is better at the following? Men or women?
Who would you like to work for? Why?

Setting goals planning


Coaching evaluating performance
Self-confidence communication
Decisiveness teamwork
Delegation of task technical expertise

Read the text:


Differences in the management styles of men and women
VOCABULARY EXERCISES TO
PRACTICE
Recap all the verbs in the word partnerships with
the word company.
nur
nchlau
pu tes
oufnd
noij a company
eavle
llse fof
ndiw pu
oselc nwod
uiqliteda

Create the word partnerships with the word company.


1 When they couldnt fulfil their financial obligations any longer they decided
to ___________ the company.
a) sell off b) sell out c) set up
2 Ivan was offered a much better position in another firm so he _________
Kra.
a) joined b) left c) launched
3 Harpo Productions, Inc. was _____________ by Oprah Winfrey. The
companys name is Oprah spelled backwards.
a) run b) sold c) founded
4 A lot of small limited liability companies have been ____________ or
liquidated since they couldnt pay debts.
a) wound up b) sold off c) closed
5 Google, Inc., a parent company, set up Google Foundation, a non-profit
_____________ of Google,Inc. for charitable, scientific and educational
purposes.
a) holding b) subsidiary c) business
6 After closing down one company, the partners decided to ____________
a new one which finally made a profit without financial losses.
a) open up b) sell off c) launch
Match the verbs to the prepositions and phrases.

1 The efficiency of a department depends A to the subordinates quite often.

2 Liam deals B in training programs for her


staff.
3 Ivana often invests C on the quality of its managers.

4 Jack responds D to the employees what he


expects from them.
5 Ann delegates tasks E to his employees needs.

6 Ken always communicates F with problems immediately.

______ ______ _______ _______ _______ _______

Do the exercise VI Tick the preposition that is combined with the verbs in
the table.
I Fill in the gaps with an appropriate noun. (HW)
When I became the director of the Human Resources department
in the company Domaica d.o.o. my first task was to set
1____________ and strategy for the department and I tried to
make sure that the 2_______________ were achieved by the end
of the year. Next I had to organise the 3___________ in the
department and make 4______________ on how to divide the
work. Since I didnt want to do everything myself I delegated some
5_____________ to my deputy. I did my best to respond to my
subordinates 6_______________ and when I realized how
motivated they were I decided to invest continuously in
7_____________ and seminars. My obligation was to measure
their 8________________, financially reward them and when
possible give them the possibility of 9________________. All the
employees in the department really appreciated that I
communicated what was expected from them. We sometimes
argued about some business issues and I didnt expect them to
agree with me but instead we deal with the 10_____________
together. After a couple of years the Managing Director decided
that my deputy had to replace me because he believed in a more
authoritarian style of management without too much discussion
with the people who work under you.