Planning and Organizing
Each week, you will be asked to respond to the prompt or prompts in the discussion forum. Your initial post should be 75-150 words in length, and is due on Sunday. By Tuesday, you should respond to two additional posts from your peers.
This week you have learned about the planning and organizing management functions and the importance they have in decision making. To demonstrate how planning, organizing, and decision making are applied in the workplace, this week’s discussion will involve researching an article using one of the following sources: USA Today (www.usatoday.com) Wall Street Journal (www.wsj.com) New Your Times (www.nytimes.com) Forbes (www.forbes.com) Bloomberg Business Week (www.bloomberg.com) Inc. Magazine (www.inc.com) Economist (www.economist.com) Entrepreneur (www.entrepreneur.com) Harvard Business Review- (www.hbr.org)
Your task is to choose a current article (published in last 60 days) from one of the above-listed sources that relate to how managers plan and/or organize their responsibilities. What additional skills or knowledge do managers need to carry out their planning and organizing functions? What key points in the article support your statements?
Copy and paste the URL address of the article so it can be easily shared with your classmates.