Chapter 2.150

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  1. managers are directly responsible for an organization's success or failure

    the quality of the organization is determined by the quality of its managers 
    omnipotent view 
  2. managers have a limited effect on organizational outcomes due to factors outside their control 
    symbolic view 

    ex. economy, customers, govt policies, cometitors, industry conditions, technology, and the actions of previous managers
  3. parameters of managerial discretion 

    organization environment--->managerial discretion<---organizational culture 
  4. Outside forces and institutions that can potentially affect the organization's performance 

    External forces 
  5. Whats the specific environment ?
    • -customers 
    • -suppliers
    • -competitors 
    • -public pressure groups
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Chapter 2.150
Environmental Constraints on Managers
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