Research the topics listed below. Use reliable academic sources and /or review in the books suggested in the Syllabus to substantiate your answer, in addition it is suggested to make an effective search on the Internet using the electronic references of the module.
The topics to be consulted are:
- Administrative theories
- Classical, quantitative and behavioral approach
- Organizational culture and its current trends
- Management in a changing environment
- Social responsibility and administrative ethics
- Structure, organizational design, departmentalization, chain of command, centralization, and decentralization
Then, choose four of the concepts from the list and answer the following three questions:
- In your own words write, what does the concept of administrative theories mean?
- How important is this concept in Administrative Theories?
- Why are you interested in that concept?
Remember to review the academic expectations for your submission.
- Submit your initial discussion post by 11:59 pm ET on Wednesday.
- Contribute a minimum of 350 words for your initial post. It should include at least 2 academic sources, formatted and cited in APA.
- Respond to at least two of your classmates’ discussion posts by 11:59 pm ET on Sunday. Ask a question, and provide a different viewpoint.
- Follow established netiquette guidelines when participating in forums.