TMSC International® Management & Leadership: The Taliban, Guerilla Tactics, & Vietnam Like Roadside Bombs

International World Affairs: According to 89.30 MPR Radio News’ 6:25pm 2/15/2010 show, Saria Nelson reports that the troops in Afghanistan are clearing roadside bombs and the Taliban are using Guerilla tactics by hiding.

This sounds like Vietnam.

We must know where we have been to know where we are going.

TMSC International® Management & Leadership: Management Is Synonymous With Decision Making

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Management is measured by:

  • Input——-Resources
  • Output——-Attainment of Goals

The major factors that impact decision making:

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  2. Competition
  3. Organizational Size
  4. Structural Complexity
  5. Consumerism
  6. Information/Computers
  7. Technology
  8. Governmental Intervention

According to Fundamentals of Management Science Custom Edition by Efraim Turban and Jack R. Merideth, Management is:

a process used to achieve certain goals through the utilization of resources (people, money, energy, materials, space, time).

A “Good Manager” must make “Good Decisions”.


Turban, E. & Merideth, J.R. (1998). Fundamentals of Management Science Custom Edition. The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. New York, NY.