MGT 1003 Principles of Management

MGT 1003
Principles of Management
Assessment 2 A & 2 B – Interview a Manager
Written Report & Oral Presentation
Assessment Weight 20% for written report (Group) and 20% for Presentation (Individual)
Task 2A: Written Report: Due Week 14
Work with a group (4 to 5) to interview a manager asking him at least 10-15 questions then write
a report based on your learning experience. Please reference all your work using APA style. (*
HCT libraries offers referencing and citation workshops. Please let instructors know if you need
assistance.)
Word limit 1500 words (excluding cover sheet, table of contents, references, and
appendixes)
Font Style Times New Roman; Size – 12; Margin – Normal; Double line Space
Task 2B: Oral Presentation: Due Week 14
Create a multimedia presentation display, to explain and discuss your project findings. A
worksheet or note sheet should be included to ensure audience participation and learning.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
This project will assess your ability to apply the following learning outcomes:
CLO 1- Explain the management functions, roles and skills in an organization
CLO 2- Discuss the impact of leadership in organizations
CLO 3- Define organizational culture and motivation
CLO 4- Explain how Group Development impact employees’ and team’s performance
CLO 6- Discuss emerging issues and challenges in management and leadership in the current
business environment
Did the group understand the assignment?
MGT 1003| Document created by SCTL: Dr. Sriya Chakravarti
Re- Revised 201920| 201910 | Created 201730
Task 2A: Written Report Rubric (20%) – Group
Rubric for the report
Group members: 1______________________ 2 _________________
3______________________ 4_________________
TOPIC Weight Marks
given
Introduction:
The topic is well introduced with a detailed background of the company and the manager.
-Manager functions, roles, skills
10
Leadership Style:
This section answers:
-The Leadership Style of the chosen manager at the chosen organization
10
Organization Culture & Motivation:
This section answers about:
– Organization culture at the manager’s place of work
– Type of culture at the manager’s workplace (strong vs weak)
– Any particular issue he/she faces in organization culture and motivation
15
Group Development:
This section answers:
-Different types of groups in the organization
-How teams are used in decision-making process
25
CONCLUSIONS and final inputs concerning the project
-Summary
– Leadership and management challenges faced by the manager/leader
– Learnings from the manager/ leader
35
Grammar & Spelling, Structure and organization of the report, professionally formatted
5
Total 100
Feedback Key:
Out of 100: A=90, B =80, C=70, D = 60, F= 59-0
Did the group understand the project requirements?
MGT 1003| Document created by SCTL: Dr. Sriya Chakravarti
Re- Revised 201920| 201910 | Created 201730
Task 2B: Oral Presentation Rubric (20%) – Individual
Feedback Key: A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, F= 1
Did you understand the individual presentation guidelines?
SPEAKING SKILLS All
elements
present
5-4.5
Most
elements
present
4.4-3.5
Some
elements
present
3.4-2.5
No
elements
present
Less than 2
Comments
Delivery
(Presenter doesn’t rush, shows enthusiasm.
Uses complete sentences.)
Eye Contact
(Presenter keeps head up, does not read, and
speaks to whole audience.)
Posture
(Presenter stands up straight, faces
audience, and doesn’t fidget.)
Volume
(Presenter can be easily heard by all.)
Introduction
a. Presentation begins with a clear
focus/thesis.
b. Presentation includes all elements
previously determined by the teacher.
c. Presentation is clearly organized.
(Material is logically sequenced, related
to thesis, and not repetitive.)
d. Presentation shows full grasp and
understanding of the material.
Conclusion
a. Presentation highlights key ideas
and
concludes with a strong final statement.
b. Presenter fields questions easily
TOTAL (max 50)
MGT 1003| Document created by SCTL: Dr. Sriya Chakravarti
Re- Revised 201920| 201910 | Created 201730
STUDENT GUIDELINES FOR PREPARATION
– Form groups 4 to 5 students and brainstorm who you will interview
– Choose a project leader for your group
– Assign responsibilities to each team member and create a project timeline. Share this
document with your group member.
– Develop a list of 10 – 15 questions (See question bank or you can create on your own).
– Conduct a detailed interview (face-to-face, or electronic medium) with the manager of
company of your choice.
– Write a report and then create a presentation
STUDENT GUIDELINES FOR TASK 2A: THE WRITTEN REPORT
Introduction:
• Mention a brief summary of the manager and the background of the company chosen for
this project.
• Explain the functions, roles, skills of the manager.
Leadership style
• Explain the Leadership style of the chosen manager at the chosen organization
Organization culture:
• Organization culture at the manager’s place of work
• Type of culture at the manager’s workplace (strong vs weak)
• Any particular issue he/she faces in organizational culture
Group Development:
• Different types of groups in the organization
• How teams are used in decision-making process
Conclusion:
• What did you learn from this manager?
• What are some of the current business challenges faced by the manager and how does
he/she solve it?
• Suggest recommendations (if any) to improve the leadership style of the manager
interviewed.
MGT 1003| Document created by SCTL: Dr. Sriya Chakravarti
Re- Revised 201920| 201910 | Created 201730
STUDENT GUIDELINES FOR TASK 2B: THE PRESENTATION
An effective educational multimedia presentation display, to explain and discuss your findings.
o 10 – 15 minutes (everyone in your team must speak)
o 10 – 15 slides
What will you say in this presentation? What will each person say?
• A worksheet or study guide, including questions asked should be included to ensure
audience participation and learning. Maximum 1 page
What will you include in this worksheet/study guide?
MGT 1003| Document created by SCTL: Dr. Sriya Chakravarti
Re- Revised 201920| 201910 | Created 201730
QUESTION BANK
What is your job?
What is the best part of your job?
What is the worst part of your job?
What is the best management advice you have received?
What management function is important in your company?
How does technology affect the way you manage?
How do you ensure that employees perform according to expectations?
What is essential in your job?
What skills do you think are important for a manager?
What are the rewards and challenges one faces when managing others?
What is one of the hardest things about managing employees?
What is the impact of technology in your workplace?
What traits should leaders have?
What makes good business leaders?
What is your advice to future business leaders?
Why is organizational control important?
What is the biggest challenge in controlling employee performance?
How does technology impact managerial control?
How can managers better control the operations of their company?
Why is understanding operations management important?
What is the impact of technology on your organization?
How does globalization impact your business?
How might future managers better manage their interactions with global organizations?
Do you think Arab organizations are doing a good job operating in the global environment?
How can one minimize cross-cultural differences in the workplace?
What does being “socially responsible” mean to you?
MGT 1003| Document created by SCTL: Dr. Sriya Chakravarti
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What does “being ethical” mean to you?
What are your company’s values?
What is an ethical leader?
Can you give an example of social responsibility in your company?
What do you think is the best way to make a decision?
What skills does a good decision maker need?
How do you cope with uncertainty in the workplace?
How do you plan for compensation?
Which organizational factors help your planning?
What managerial advice would you give to future managers?
What do managers need to know about strategic management?
How can managers meet strategic objectives?
What skills does a strategic leader need?
How do team members report to team leaders and departmental heads?
Which organizational structure do you prefer?
Do you manage others closely?
What is the best way to attract talent?
What is the biggest challenge in managing the HR function?
What is your advice to future HR managers?
How do you use teams in decision-making?
What are the characteristics of effective teams?
What is the impact of technology in your industry?
How do you cope with employee resistance to change?
What is the hardest thing about managing change?
How important is innovation in your industry?
In which areas is innovation most important to you?
What is the best way to deal with “difficult” pe