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Palgrave Macmillan

Management

A Concise Introduction

ISBN 9780230285354
Publication Date October 2012
Formats Paperback Ebook (EPUB) Ebook (PDF) 
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan

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

RICHARD PETTINGER Lecturer in Management at University College London, UK. He is director of a number of undergraduate programmes and is currently Admissions Tutor. He has written over 30 books, most recently Managing for Dummies.

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

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'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
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