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Management theory and practice

Author: G A Cole; P Kelly
Publisher: Australia : Cengage Learning, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Eighth editionView all editions and formats

With chapters covering all aspects of management theory and practice commonly taught on undergraduate courses, this edition focuses on real world examples of management in practice with the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G A Cole; P Kelly
ISBN: 9781408095270 1408095270
OCLC Number: 927984571
Notes: Previous edition: 2011.
Description: x, 637 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 26 cm
Contents: PART 1: MANAGEMENT THEORYSECTION 1: INTRODUCTION1. Management: an introductionSECTION 2: CLASSICAL THEORIES OF MANAGEMENT2. The Search for Principles of Management3. BureaucracySkill Sheet 1 - Efficiency and BureaucracySECTION 3: HUMAN RELATIONS AND SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGICAL THEORIES4. Motivation: "What" motivates people5. Motivation: How motivation occursSkill Sheet 2 - Motivation: "What" and "How"SECTION 4: THEORIES OF LEADERSHIP AND GROUP BEHAVIOUR6. Leadership: Theory and practice7. Groups and TeamsSkill Sheet 3 - Working in GroupsSECTION 5: SYSTEMS AND CONTINGENCY APPROACHES TO MANAGEMENT THEORY8. Organizations as Systems9. Contingency Approaches to ManagementSkill Sheet 4 - Organizational Mix (Structure)SECTION 6: CONTEMPORARY APPROACHES TO MANAGEMENT THEORY10. Value-driven Responsive Organizations11. Managing the Supply ChainSkills Sheet 5 - SCM and Processes ModellingPART 2: MANAGEMENT IN PRACTICESECTION 7: THE CONTEXT OF MANAGEMENT12. The Business Environment13. Organizations14. Organizational Culture15. DiversitySkill Sheet 6 - Analyzing the EnvironmentSECTION 8: STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT 16. Decision-making in Organizations17. Strategic Aspects of Management18. Strategy in Practice19. Managing StrategySkill Sheet 7 - Managing StrategySECTION 9: ORGANIZING FOR MANAGEMENT20. Organizing for Management21. Organizing Work22. Organizing for Innovation23. Organizing for Engagement24. Re-organizing25. Organizing Communications26. Organizing YourselfSkill Sheet 8 - Organizing for ManagementSECTION 10: CONTROL IN MANAGEMENT27. Organizational Control28. Managing Quality29. Managing RiskSkill Sheet 9 - Control in ManagementPART 3: FUNCTIONAL MANAGEMENT - MARKETING, PRODUCTION (OPS), HRM AND FINANCIAL AND IS/ITSECTION 11: MARKETING MANAGEMENT30. Marketing Fundamentals31. The Marketing Mix - Product and price32. The Marketing Mix - Distribution33. The Marketing Mix - Promotion34. Customer-oriented Marketing ApproachesSkill Sheet 10 - Marketing ManagementSECTION 12: OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT35. Managing the Procurement Function36. Managing the Logistics Function37. Managing the Operations Function: Production38. Operations TechnologySkill Sheet 11 - Operations ManagementSECTION 13: HR39. Human Resource Management40. Resourcing: Recruitment, selection and appointment41. Performance Management and HR Development42. The Employment Relationship43. International HRMSkill Sheet 12 - HRM SECTION 14: FINANCIAL ASPECTS OF MANAGEMENT44. Financial and Management Accounting45. Budget Process, Pricing and Capital Investment DecisionsSkill Sheet 13 - Financial ManagementSECTION 15: INFORMATION RESOURCE MANAGEMENT46. The Role of IT and BIS: Enabling strategy and work47. Managing Information ResourcesSkill Sheet 14 - Information Resource ManagementPART 4: GLOBAL MANAGEMENTSECTION 16: GLOBAL MANAGEMENT 48. Leading Globally49. Managing Globally
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