Management Principles and Applications

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Course Code                             :        BHRM 11114

Course Title                              :        Management Principles and Applications

Status                                      :        Compulsory

Credit Rating                            :        4

Semester                                  :        First

Aim                                             : To; (i) provide the students with theoretical knowledge on principles of management and its application, (ii) and develop the basic skills required to perform managerial functions.

Learning Outcomes                  : On completion of this course unit, students should be able to;

  • describe the nature of management and managers
  • summarize and evaluate, classical, behavioural, quantitative and system perspectives of management
  • identify the nature and components of organisational environment
  • identify and explain four basic functions of management
  • apply the learned theoretical concepts into practice

 

Course Content : Introduction of management; kinds of managers found at different levels and areas, managerial roles and skills. Perspectives of management; classical thoughts of management, behavioural perspective of management, quantitative management perspective, system perspective of management. Context of management; classification of management environment, interactions between organizations and their environments. Planning; planning process, organizational goals, kinds of plans, nature of strategic management, strategy formulation, SWOT analysis, rational perspective of decision making. Basic elements of organizing; designing jobs, grouping jobs, establishing reporting relationships, distributing authority among jobs, coordinating activities among jobs, differentiating among positions, organizational design and basic forms of organizational design. Influencing; motivation, theories of motivation. Communication; interpersonal communication, organizational communication. Nature of leadership, leadership Vs management, power, leadership behaviours, Michigan and Ohio studies, managerial grid. Controlling; steps in controlling process, types of control, preliminary control, screening control, postaction control, financial control, budgetary control, bureaucratic control, decentralized control. Applications; application of theoretical concepts into practice, case studies.

 

Method of Teaching

and Learning                            : Lectures, Case Studies, Discussions, Workshops

 

Assessment                                : Mid-semester Test, Assignments, Presentations, Role Plays, End semester Examination

 

Recommended Readings        :

Certo Samuel C, and  Certo Strevis (2007), Modern Management, Prentice Hall of India New Delhi.

Daft Richard L., (2007), The New Era of Management, Rahul Print Opack, Delhi.

Griffin Ricky W, (2010), Management Principles and Applications, 10th Edition, Mifflin Gengage Learning India Private Limited, New Delhi.

Robbins, Stephen P., (2010), Management, 10th Edition Prentic Hall of India, New Delhi.

Stoner J. A.F., Freeman R E., and  Gilber D. R., (1996) Management, Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi.

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