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Management: A Concise Introduction has been written with the student in mind - short chapters, easy identification of the key points and revision-friendly sections. Backed by robust academic theory with plenty of pedagogical features, it has an engaging style and is, all in all, everything a student needs to understand the subject and pass the exam
|Publisher:||Macmillan Education UK|
|Product dimensions:||6.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.30(d)|
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Table of Contents
PART I: THE FOUNDATIONS OF MANAGEMENT.- Introduction.- Organisations, Managers and the Environment.- Managing in a Changing Environment.- Ethics and Corporate Governance.- The Practice of Management.- PART II: MANAGEMENT AND PEOPLES.- Culture.- Communication.- Management Influence, Power and Conflict.- Human Resource Management.- Leadership and Management.- PART III: STRATEGY, POLICY, DIRECTION AND PRIORITIES.- Strategy, Policy and Direction.- Marketing.- Managing Operations and Projects.- Financial and Quantitative Aspects of Management.- Organizational and Managerial Performance.- PART IV: ENDURING PRIORITIES OF MANAGEMENT.- Risk.- Management and Motivation.- Management on a Daily Basis.- Management Development.- Managing in a Global and International Environment.- Managing for the Present and Future.- PART V: SUMMARY SHEETS.
What People are Saying About This
A comprehensive overview of management giving business students an understanding of the key challenges and opportunities facing managers in the 21st century with a practical focus on issues at both micro and macro levels.'- Dr.David Banner, University of Westminster, UK
'Pettinger has captured the essentials of organisations and management studies in this concise and highly informative introductory text. It is thoughtful, well structured and highly accessible to students.' - Claire Hookham-Williams, University of Liverpool, UK