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Title      : MB101 Management Theory and Practice
Subject      : Management Theory and Practice
copyright © 2018   : Karnataka State Open University
Author      : KSOU
Publisher      : Karnataka State Open University
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Management Theory and Practice Total views (209)  
Ever since man started living in organized groups, the need for management was felt. It was management that enabled these groups to live in an orderly manner and arrange for the basic fulfillment of their needs. Without management, only the 'hit and trial' method helped man sustain his life. As mankind grew into civilizations from mere groups, the touch of management continued to be felt.
Pages: 11
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Contributions of Management Gurus Total views (208)  
Organisations are required to accomplish, a given task according to schedule and predetermined programme. People are made to work. They don not themselves work. Management, therefore, has come to stay as an activity process in this complex industrial and commercial world. Management is the body of people which performs certain managerial functions for the accomplishment of pre-determined goals.
Pages: 12
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Management Process, Universality of Management Total views (209)  
Management is an activity made up of certain sub-activities or basic management functions that constitute the unique management process. The four fundamental functions planning, organizing, actuating and, controlling - constitute the process of management. They are the means by which a manger manages. The management process has universal application.
Pages: 9
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Management Levels and Skills Roles Which Managers Play Total views (209)  
The Industrial Revolution which began in the eighteenth century transformed the job of manager from owner-manager to professional, salaried manager. , The inventions, machines, and processes of the Industrial Revolution transformed business and management (such as, the use of fossil fuels as sources of energy, the goal of improvement of steel and aluminum metallurgical processes, the development o ......
Pages: 9
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Unique Features of Japanese Management Total views (216)  
Management styles and practices vary from country to country based on the cultures. However, there may be similar styles and practices in countries with more or less similar cultures. In addition, the levels of economic development and structure of the economy also determines the management styles.
Pages: 10
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Social Responsibility of Business and Ethical Dimensions Total views (221)  
Business is an economic institution that operates in a social system. It influences various elements in society and is, in turn influenced by them. The social system is influenced by the way the business carries on its activities. A business enterprise must, therefore take care of the fact that it corresponds to the social environment in which it is operating.
Pages: 11
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Introduction to Planning Total views (216)  
Planning as a management discipline emerged in USA and other developed countries around 1950s. By 1965, it came in vogue and large undertakings began to practice it. Since 1965 it has gained much recognition and wide acceptance- all around. Even in India it entered the academic field and came to be taught in the Indian Universities and management institutes.
Pages: 20
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Various Types of Plans Total views (215)  
Objectives are statements of future conditions that, if realized are deemed satisfactory or optimal by the planner. To be useful in planning, objectives should be stated in measurable terms and should relate to significant organizational performance determinants.
Pages: 14
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Management by Objectives Total views (219)  
Peter Drucker a noted management writer introduced the term MBO in 1954. the use of this term was first made by Drucker in his book Practice of management in the same year. This book had a chapter in Objectives of a business in which objectives of performance an results have to get be set. How the objectives to be set he explained these objectives as set after all become the standard of evaluation ......
Pages: 11
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Decision - Making Total views (218)  
Managers at all levels make decision. These decisions may ultimately influence the survival of the organization. All decisions, however, will have some influence - large and small - on performances. Thus, it is important for managers to develop decision-making skills. Like it or not, managers are evaluated and rewarded on the basis of importance, number, and results of their decisions.
Pages: 32
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Basic Control Process Total views (205)  
The term control in common parlance indicates that there is strict adherence to the set of plans. Controls are there to ensure that the events turn up as they are intended to be. Plans without control are hollow hopes. It is not just enough if you have the road map in your hand, you should also know where deviations take place. Let us study the basic control process in the present unit.
Pages: 11
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Effective Control System Total views (206)  
Control, as you have gone though in the previous unit is essential for any organization. It's role is not denied in ensuring that the plans are not 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 in all the three stages of inputs, processes and outputs. Effective control system in some c ......
Pages: 10
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Control Techniques Total views (206)  
For an effective control it is a must that activities must take place according to the plans, and the deviations must be minimum. The tools of control should-be such as to ensure minimum deviation.
Pages: 18
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Information Technology and Control Functions Total views (207)  
After studying this unit, students will be able to,bring out the necessity of summarizing vast data into presentable form and describe the characteristics of useful information. They will also be able to describe the use of computers in processing information and reporting.
Pages: 10
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Management and Social Audit Total views (208)  
Social responsibility of business is an important aspect of decision. 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, more and customs of the society in which they exist.
Pages: 8
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Direction Total views (205)  
Direction is one of the important functions of Management. An organization becomes operative through direction. Neither the finalization of organizational objectives, plans and structure nor the acquisition of human and material resources will help in accomplishing the objectives. An organization can achieve its goals only when the resources are directed properly towards the accomplishment of obje ......
Pages: 14
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Leadership Total views (209)  
The term leadership has several meanings. Many people have done research to know what leadership is. This has resulted in several definitions of the term.There are as many definitions of leadership as there are persons who have attempted to define the concept.
Pages: 22
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Motivation:Meaning and Significance Total views (203)  
Motivation is derived from the word motive which means any need, emotion or organic state that prompts a human being to an action. Motive is an internal factor that directs a man's behavior.
Pages: 14
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Theories of Motivation Total views (203)  
In the process of finding some ways to motivate people working in organizations many people have conducted research leading to several theories. Some of the important theories have been discussed in the following unit.
Pages: 21
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Organizing Total views (200)  
This unit emphasizes the organizing function of management. It explains the meaning nature and importance of organizing, the important steps involved in organizing the factors influencing organizing and contrasts the formal and informal organizational structures.
Pages: 28
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Departmentation Total views (199)  
In this unit,we will acquaint you with the concept of organization structure. In order to provide you some general ideas, we shall first explain the concepts of departmentation and span of control. With a view to facilitate your understanding about the nature of organization structure, we shall explain the various elements as well as the determinants of organizational structure.
Pages: 48
Price: Rs 36   
Authority Total views (199)  
In this unit, we will acquaint you with the concept of Authority. The main focus of this unit is to acquaint you with the system or say, the creation of an organization through the delegation of authority. In order to provide you some general ideas, we shall first explain the concepts of power, authority, decentralization and delegation.With a view to facilitate your understanding about the nature ......
Pages: 32
Price: Rs 24   
Staffing Total views (207)  
In this unit, we will acquaint students with the concept of Staffing. The main focus of this unit is to acquaint students with the systems approach to Human Resource Management. In this unit, we shall first explain the concepts of staffing, its importance and the steps involved in staffing. With a view to facilitate understanding about the nature of staffing, we shall give an overview of staffing ......
Pages: 29
Price: Rs 21.75   

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