Concept based notes Principles and Practices of Management
4 4 Principles & Practices of Management M-101 SYLLABUS Objective: The objective of this paper is to familiarize the student with basic management concepts and behavioral processes in the organization. The course will be an introduction to the way in which a firm can develop its managerial thinking, mission and strategy. SECTION „A‟ Unit No. 1 Particular 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. 2 Fundamentals of Planning - Objectives, Strategies, Policies, Decision making. 3 Fundamentals of Organizing- Nature and purpose, departmentation, Span of Management, Strategic organizing design, line and staff authority and decentralization. 4 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.
Principles and Practices of Management 5 5 Control- concept, nature and purpose, control technique, control of overall performance, span of control. SECTION-„B‟ Case Study
6 6 Principles & Practices of Management MATERIAL IN THE FORM OF QUESTIONS & ANSWERS Contents Unit No. Unit Name 1 Management an overview 2 Fundamentals of Planning 3 Fundamentals of Organizing 4 Decision Concepts & Leadership 5 Controlling Annexure I Bibliography II Question Paper of last examination (2011 - 2009)