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The Alanis Business Academy Podcast is a weekly podcast devoted to helping listeners learn about business. In addition to access hundreds of lectures through the Alanis Business Academy YouTube Channel, listeners can learn a variety of business concepts directly on their mobile device. Studying for an exam, or perhaps just looking to learn something new? The Alanis Business Academy Podcast, hosted by Matthew Alanis, will explore some of the well known--and lesser known, areas of business.

The Alanis Business Academy Podcast is a weekly podcast devoted to helping listeners learn about business. In addition to access hundreds of lectures through the Alanis Business Academy YouTube Channel, listeners can learn a variety of business concepts directly on their mobile device. Studying for an exam, or perhaps just looking to learn something new? The Alanis Business Academy Podcast, hosted by Matthew Alanis, will explore some of the well known--and lesser known, areas of business.
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Fresno, CA

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The Alanis Business Academy Podcast is a weekly podcast devoted to helping listeners learn about business. In addition to access hundreds of lectures through the Alanis Business Academy YouTube Channel, listeners can learn a variety of business concepts directly on their mobile device. Studying for an exam, or perhaps just looking to learn something new? The Alanis Business Academy Podcast, hosted by Matthew Alanis, will explore some of the well known--and lesser known, areas of business.

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English


Episodes

Episode 9: Evaluating the External Environment, Part 3

5/1/2014
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This is the final episode of a three part series about the external environment. If you haven't done so already, you may want to check out episodes 7 and 8, which include a discussion of the general business and specific business environments respectively. You can find these episodes on iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, and alanisbusinessacademy.com. Now that you know about the general and specific business environments, it's time to learn what businesses can do about external environments. How do...

Duration: 00:07:48


Episode 8: Evaluating the External Environment, Part 2

4/24/2014
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This episode is the second of a three part series about the external environment. If you haven't done so already, you may want to check out Episode 7: Evaluating the External Environment, Part 1. You can find this episode on iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, and alanisbusinessacademy.com. As we discussed in our last episode, the general environment includes those factors that indirectly affect all businesses. These factors include the economy, as well as technological, sociocultural, and political...

Duration: 00:09:09


Episode 7: Evaluating the External Environment, Part 1

4/17/2014
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The environments that businesses operate in today are filled with uncertainty. Despite this, managers still attempt to anticipate changes in their environments so they can adapt accordingly. But where do managers look to identify these changes? To answer that question, we'll explore the general business environment.

Duration: 00:09:22


Episode 6: Is Bureaucracy Really All That Bad?

4/10/2014
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The term bureaucracy certainly has a negative connotation in today's society. But is bureacracy really all that bad? To answer that question, we explore German sociologist Max Weber's early management theory Bureaucratic Management.

Duration: 00:07:09


Episode 5: What Is Good Management?

4/3/2014
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What is good management? We look beyond the textbook definitions and discuss Henri Fayol's 14 Principles of Management.

Duration: 00:10:16


Episode 4: The Art of Efficiency

3/27/2014
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Over 100 years ago, Frederick Winslow Taylor highlighted what he believed to be the biggest threat to society: national efficiency. Why was national efficiency such a concern? And how can we improve the efficiency of our organizations?

Duration: 00:08:03


Episode 3: What Do Managers Actually Do?

3/21/2014
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Have you ever wondered what your manager actually does? It may be more than you think.

Duration: 00:09:17


Episode 2: The Management Hierarchy

3/19/2014
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How does a manager's position in the organization affect their responsibilities? We look to answer that question, as well as highlight some of the different types of managers seen in today's organizations.

Duration: 00:08:20


Episode 1: Introduction to Management

3/17/2014
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What is management? In our first episode we dive into the function of management and discuss the four common functions of managers.

Duration: 00:05:07