July 8, 2019

Reporting Verbs in Summaries and Literature Reviews

The bolded words are what are known as reporting verbs.   Thomas (1997) states that the consecutive overtime scheduled would worsening the working situation and be less productively. Research on social psychology shows that anticipated emotions are diverse (Steel, 2009). Thompson (2014) and Rich (2015) maintain that hit songs become popular quickly but are with short longevity. Note how the writer of the sentences above uses different forms to refer to outside sources. There are three different patterns. Can you identify them? 1. 2. A third pattern usually does not include the reporting verb but adds the phrase “According to Author (date),” before a complete sentence. According to Gillen and […]
July 8, 2019

What is Strategic Management?

➢Strategic management: what managers do todevelop the organization’s strategies➢Strategies: the plans for how the organization willdo what it’s in business to do, how it will competesuccessfully, and how it will attract and satisfy itscustomers in order to achieve its goals➢Business model: how a company is going tomake money (e.g., maximize profit) Why is Strategic Management Important?➢Should have a positive impact on performance➢Helps managers decide how to act in face ofchange and uncertainty➢Helps complex and diverse organizations worktogether Step 1: Identifying the Organization’sCurrent Mission, Goals, and StrategiesMission: the statement of purpose of an organizationNYU—SPS Mission Statement:Established in 1934, the NYU School of Professional Studies has fostered a richtradition of serving the […]