1. Compare and contrast the task environment vs. the general environment and describe how each both impact a business entity.
2. Explain the various decision methods that Managers use when having to make a decision. Analyze the pros and cons of each and ultimately, how they impact the overall types of decisions (programmed/non-programmed, optimum, satisficing, etc.).
3. Discuss the importance of planning, setting goals and developing a strategy and how the process can impact the organization.
4. Analyze the various methods of departmentalization and discuss the benefits that each one offers.