1. Define “organization”. What are the important characteristics of organizations?
2. Is your course instructor a manager? Discuss in terms of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. Also, discuss using Mintzberg’s managerial roles approach.
3. Define management and managers. Characterize their importance to a contemporary organization.
4. Differentiate between efficiency and effectiveness. Evaluate why effectiveness and efficiency are important in the management.
5. Why do you think the conceptual skills, technical skills, and interpersonal skills are needed to be an effective manager?