Chapter 1 – Managers and Managment
Overview: Lesson 1 - “Management Basics” begins by addressing who managers are, where they work, what management is, and what managers do. Management is defined as well as the titles of top managers. Management processes are covered and defined. Lesson 2 - “Management in the Marketplace” covers such topics as the skills and competencies successful managers possess; the importance the marketplace puts on managers; why management is worth studying, and how management relates to other disciplines. Lastly, students will learn how management skills relate to other disciplines of study such as political science, psychology, anthropology, economics, philosophy, and sociology, etc.