Tuesday, June 15, 2010


Objective of Subject
This course introduces students to the concepts of management. It explains evolution of the management discipline. The major functions of management such as planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling are covered.

Learning Outcome of Subject

At the completion of the subject, students should be able to:

* Understand the concept of management, organizational culture and environment.
* Have the ability to apply the skills of planning, organising leading and controlling in management.
* Recognize the roles of human resource management in organisations.
* Understand the need for changes in management.
* Recognize the role of motivation in management.

Programme Outcomes

* Ability to acquire and apply fundamental principles of business and management
* Understanding and commitment to professional and ethical responsibilities
* Ability to be a multi-skilled business executive with good business knowledge, decision making, interpersonal, leadership and entrepreneurship skill

Topics Covered

Introduction to Management

What is management? Managers and their roles. Management functions. Managerial skills. Evolution of management thought.

Organisational Culture and Environment

External environments. Organisational culture. Social responsibility of managers. Managerial ethics

Planning and Decision Making

Planning process. Goals and plans. Strategic management process. Managerial decision making.


Organisation structure Departmentalisation

Organisation design Job design.

Human Resource Management

Human resource planning. Staffing. Development & evaluation. Compensation. Labour-management relations.

Managing Change

Forces for Change. Change management process. Force field analysis.


Motivation and performance. Need theories. Cognitive theories. Reinforcement theories.


Leader power. Trait theories. Behavioural theories. Contingency approach. Turning groups into effective teams.

Managerial Communication

Communication process. Factors affecting communication. Communication networks and channels.

Control Process and Techniques

Basic control process. Types of control. Control tools and techniques. TQM

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