Principles and Practices of Management
Management an Overview, Management Defined, Functions of Management, Managerial Roles and responsibilities, System and Contingency Approach for understanding organizations, Management Thought-Classical Perspective, Scientific Management, Administrative Management, Bureaucratic Management, Behavioral Perspective. Managerial processes, functions, skills and rules in an organization, social responsibilities of Business.
Fundamentals of Planning – Objectives, Strategies, Policies, Decision making.
Fundamentals of Organizing- Nature and purpose, departmentation, Span of Management, Strategic organizing design, line and staff authority and decentralization.
Direction-concept, Leadership- Meaning and Importance, transitions in leadership theories, trait theories, behavioral theories, contingency theories, leadership styles and skills, managerial culture and leadership. Coordination.
Control- concept, nature and purpose, control technique, control of overall performance, span of control.