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Title      : MCO - 11 Principles of Management
Subject      : Principles of Management
copyright ©  2018     : Karnataka State Open University
Author      : KSOU
Publisher      : Karnataka State Open University
Chapters/Pages      : 30/344
Total Price      : Rs.      : 240
 
 
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Concept of Management and Evolution of Management Thought Total views (265)  
Managing has been one of the important human activities. It encompasses managing individual lives as well as big corporations. We are all managers of our own lives. We have to perform certain tasks each day :we must eat and sleep, go to school or work, care for our possessions.
Pages: 30
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Management by Objectives, by Exception by Crisis Total views (262)  
Management by objectives, by exception,and by crisis are newly evolving concepts in management. These concepts are practiced and they are receiving wide acceptance. We will understand the meaning importance, merits and demerits, and other aspects of these concepts in this unit.
Pages: 15
Price: Rs 11.25   
 
The Process of Management Total views (264)  
Management is defined in terms of four specific functions of managers such as planning,organizing,leading and controlling.Though this definition has come under some scrutiny,it is still generally accepted.Thus we can understand that management is the"process of planning,organizing leading, and controlling the efforts of organisation members.
Pages: 8
Price: Rs 6   
 
Management as a Profession Total views (261)  
The study of this unit should enable students to define profession and identity the characteristics of profession.They will also be able to find out whether management possesses these characteristics and explain how management is emerging as a profession.
Pages: 6
Price: Rs 4.5   
 
Elements of Planning Long and Short-Term Planning Total views (258)  
After studying this unit students should be able to identify elements of planning and distinguish between long-term and short-term planning.
Pages: 10
Price: Rs 7.5   
 
Policy, Strategy, Objective Setting Total views (259)  
Policy ans strategy are two important parts of planning. They provide direction and framework for plans. They affect all areas of managing. We will understand more about the policy, strategy and objectives in this unit.
Pages: 13
Price: Rs 9.75   
 
Planning Techniques Total views (264)  
Organisation's environment is to be assessed properly for effective planning. Assessing the environment is the most challenging task forced by managers. Many techniques have been developed to help managers in this process. We will understand in this unit three important planning techniques for assessing the organisation's environment.
Pages: 9
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Mathematical Tools for Planning: Linear Programming, Queueing theory, Game theory, PERT & CPO, Decision tree analysis Total views (268)  
Linear programming is a mathematical technique that solves resource allocation problems. For example, a manufacturer produces two kinds of products, product A and and product B.Linear programming cannot be applied to all resource allocation situations.
Pages: 12
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Concepts, Significance and Determinants Total views (258)  
Through delegation of authority, superior-subordinate hierarchy is created in an organization.Hence, it could be stated that delegation of authority is the key to the organization just as the possession of authority is the key to the Managerial job. An organization comes into existence because of delegation.By delegating authority, superior creates subordinate Managers and he makes organization po ......
Pages: 6
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Authority and Responsibility Total views (263)  
Henri Fayol speaks of authority as "the right to give orders and the power to exact obedience"According to Fayol, the authority also includes power to reward or punish. There have been two schools of thought which define authority in different perspective. One is called the "formal authority theory" and the other is known as the "acceptance theory of authority".
Pages: 6
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Line and Staff:Conflict and Co-Operation Total views (259)  
The influence person can exert over another.In the organizational context, there is a distinction made between line authority and staff authority. In a modem day organization, where complex tasks have to be performed, both types of authority relationships comes into play.They are complementary and not opposing elements. But the very nature of these two types of authority are a source of conflict ......
Pages: 11
Price: Rs 8.25   
 
Span of Management and Role of Committes Total views (259)  
After studying this Unit, students should be able to define span of management and analyse relationship between span of management & levels.They will also be able to construct an organization with varying levels and evaluate the importance of committees in management.
Pages: 11
Price: Rs 8.25   
 
Concept and Significance Planning Total views (256)  
After studying this unit students should be able to define planning and identify the features of planning. They will also be able to explain the importance of planning and state the limitations of planning.
Pages: 9
Price: Rs 6.75   
 
Steps in Control, Needs for Control and Types of Control Total views (260)  
"Self control" is the term we commonly use in our day-to-day life . The term indicates that we have a set of plans and we strictly adhere to them.Controls are there to ensure that, the events tum up as they are intended to be. Plans without corresponding controls are apt to be hollow hopes.
Pages: 12
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Effective Control System Total views (270)  
Control, as you have gone through in the previous unit is essential for any organisation. It's role is not denied in ensuring that the plans are not mere pipe drums. Control infact is the way of assessing the outcome of a plan - therefore no plan is complete without control. Effective control should be exercised at all the three stages of inputs, processes and outputs.
Pages: 11
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Modern Control Aids Total views (265)  
Information is a term that stands distinct from 'data' . Data refers to collection of unorganized facts, statistics, opinions or predictions. Information,on the other hand is processed data which is directly used in the decision making process. A data undergoes many steps before becoming an information.
Pages: 11
Price: Rs 8.25   
 
Modern Control Aids Total views (266)  
Management has many control devices at its disposal. The type of control device used depends on the situation that exists.
Pages: 17
Price: Rs 12.75   
 
Management and Social Audit Total views (265)  
Social responsibility of business is an important aspect of discussion. Culture is of great significance to any business. It broadly determines the type of goods and services a business should produce. Business systems are a product of beliefs, mores and customs of the society in which they exist.
Pages: 7
Price: Rs 5.25   
 
Decision Making Total views (260)  
After studying this unit students will be able to give the meaning of Decision Making and mention characteristic features of good decision making.They will also be able to state the various steps in Decision Making and explain the importance of Decision Making.
Pages: 14
Price: Rs 10.5   
 
Decision Making Models Total views (260)  
After studying this unit you will b able to explain the sequence of Decision Making and explain the various Decision Making Models.
Pages: 8
Price: Rs 6   
 
Leadership Total views (261)  
Leadership is an influence-interaction process between the leader and his group of followers or subordinates. It is an interpersonal and a social process. A leader is an individual who holds a say over some of the attitudes,values and behaviours of a group of people. Leadership is an ability of a person to arouse groups compliance and cooperation in order to achieve a pre-determined goal. It is a ......
Pages: 22
Price: Rs 16.5   
 
Developing and Disciplining Total views (259)  
The development of human resource means increasing employees skills and extending their knowledge, which would help the organisational development. Human resource development is a technique to transform human resource inputs into outputs. The transformation process involves the managerial system s for acquiring, developing, allocating, utilizing, evaluating and rewarding.
Pages: 11
Price: Rs 8.25   
 
Importance of Staffing, Manpower Planning Total views (269)  
Managerial functions of attracting, acquiring, activating, developing and maintaining human resources for achieving organisational goals efficiently is called staffing. Staffing also involves upgrading the quality and usefulness of the members of the organisation with a view to get higher performance from them.
Pages: 10
Price: Rs 7.5   
 
Recruitment, Selection and Training Total views (270)  
After studying this unit, students should be able to explain recruitment, selection and training and bring out the recruitment policy and its characteristics.They will also be able to list out the sources of recruitment and bring out the methods of recruitment and discuss the factors making the recruitment programme effective and explain selection policy.
Pages: 17
Price: Rs 12.75   
 
Elements of Directing Total views (268)  
After studying this unit, students will be able to,give the meaning of Directing and explain the nature of directing.They will also be able to brief out the scope of directing.
Pages: 5
Price: Rs 3.75   
 
Communication Process Total views (268)  
Communication is defined as the transfer of information from the sender to the receiver. Therefore sender and receiver are the two important factors of communications. In between these two ends,there are other factors transmitting the information and the message. These are discussed in the next part of the unit.
Pages: 9
Price: Rs 6.75   
 
Co-ordination Total views (267)  
After studying this unit, students should be in a position to give the meaning of coordination and explain the nature of coordination.They will also be able to discuss the advantages of coordination and discuss the types of coordination and explain the techniques of coordination.
Pages: 5
Price: Rs 3.75   
 
Classical, Neo-Classical & Modern Theories of Organisation Total views (307)  
Organisations are created because they perform tasks i.e,produce goods and/or services on a scale which is not possible for individuals. We live in a society of organisation, profit making as well as not for profit making. The standard of living in a modern society would not have been possible but for the efficient functioning of business corporations and public service organisations like univers ......
Pages: 11
Price: Rs 8.25   
 
Organisation Structure Total views (296)  
After studying this unit students will be able to define various dimensions of organisation structure and describe the inter relationship among these dimensions.They will also be able to analyse Peter-Druckers' Five design principle.
Pages: 14
Price: Rs 10.5   
 
Formal and Informal Design Total views (307)  
After studying this unit students should be able to define 'Formal' and 'Informal' organizations and distinguish between 'Formal' and 'Informal' organizations.They will also be able to evaluate the importance of Informal organizations and identify commonly found Formal organization structures.
Pages: 14
Price: Rs 10.5   
 


 
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