# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Marketing, Advanced Task 896546679

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe the functions and levels of management.

Definition

Description should include planning, organizing, leading, and controlling functions, such as

  • short- and long-range planning
  • decision making
  • directing
  • delegating
  • evaluating performance
  • fostering teamwork.
Levels of management may include supervisory, mid-level, executive, and virtual workforce manager.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What management skills are required for long-range planning?
  • What are the advantages of a decentralized organization? Of a centralized organization?
  • What does it mean to delegate responsibility? Why is this an important skill for managers?
  • What are the risks of delegating responsibility?
  • What is the relationship between responsibility and authority?
  • What management tasks are performed at each level of management?
  • What are some effective management techniques?
  • What is the purpose of an organization chart?
  • What types of qualities do you believe a good manager has? 
  • What is a virtual workforce? What are its advantages and disadvantages? What are the challenges in managing a virtual workforce?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Other Related Standards

National MBAResearch Standards-Business Administration

Employ leadership skills to achieve workplace objectives.

 

Foster positive relationships with customers to enhance company image.

 

Implement quality-control processes to minimize errors and to expedite work flow.

 

Recognize management's role to understand its contribution to business success.

 

Utilize project-management skills to improve workflow and minimize costs.