Management, 6e focuses upon the most widely accepted management practices with an emphasis on strong research orientation and solid theoretical underpinnings. The book describes how men and women go about managing the people and activities of their organizations so that the goals of these organizations as well as their own personal goals can be achieved. The general theme of the book is 'dynamic engagement'—a broad term that captures the essence of change that confronts future managers, and current thoughts on what they will need to succeed.
Table of Content
PART ONE: Introduction to Management
CHAPTER 1 MANAGING AND MANAGERS
CHAPTER 2 THE EVOLUTION OF MANAGEMENT THEORY
PART TWO: Management in the twenty-first century
CHAPTER 3 ORGANIZATIONAL AND NATURAL ENVIRONMENTS
CHAPTER 4 SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND ETHICS
CHAPTER 5 GLOBALIZATION AND MANAGEMENT
CHAPTER 6 INVENTING AND REINVENTING ORGANIZATIONS
CHAPTER 7 CULTURE AND MULTICULTURALISM
CHAPTER 8 QUALITY
PART THREE: Planning
CHAPTER 9 DECISION MAKING
CHAPTER 10 PLANNING AND STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
CHAPTER 11 STRATEGY IMPLEMENTATION
PART FOUR: Organizing
CHAPTER 12 ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN AND ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE
CHAPTER 13 POWER AND THE DISTRIBUTION OF AUTHORITY
CHAPTER 14 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
CHAPTER 15 MANAGING ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE AND INNOVATION
PART FIVE: Leading
CHAPTER 16 MOTIVATION
CHAPTER 17 LEADERSHIP
CHAPTER 18 TEAMS AND TEAMWORK
CHAPTER 19 COMMUNICATION AND NEGOTIATION
PART SIX: Controlling
CHAPTER 20 EFFECTIVE CONTROL
CHAPTER 21 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
CHAPTER 22 INFORMATION SYSTEMS
· Covers text and case studies based on classic issues arising in the last 25 years. These topics emphasize on practical applications and examples drawn from real-world organizations. For example, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), Essar Group, Nokia, Walmart, Infosys, etc, to name a few.
· Contains several chapters that have been rewritten keeping in mind the latest changes in the Indian corporate scenario.
· The material presented revolves around the following themes: ethics, globalization, entrepreneurship and small businesses, cultural diversity, and quality.
· Contains various cases studies pertaining to the Indian context.