PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT
|BS (BBA) – V|
|Course Title : PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT
Course Number : BA (BS) – 531
Credit Hours: 03
This is a basic course introducing the principles, concepts and historical perspective of general management. The objective is to expose students to the management functions which includes planning, organizing, staffing, leading, controlling etc.
Emphasis is also given on how a business venture can collapse if proper management is not practiced in the business. Students are therefore expected to develop analytical and conceptual understanding of how people are managed in small, medium and large public and private, national and international organizations (profit making and non–profit making).
Introduction to Management1.1. Modern Management: A Digital Focus1.2. Managing: History and Current Thinking.
Modern Management Challenges2.1. Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics2.2. Management and Diversity2.3. Managing in the Global Arena
Planning3.1. Principles of Planning3.2. Making Decisions3.3. Meaning of Objective3.4. Strategic Planning3.5. Plans and Planning Tools
Organizing4.1. The Nature and Purpose of Organizing4.2. Organizational Structures: Formal and Informal Organization4.3. Organizational Division: The Departments4.4. Organization and Span of Management
4.5. Departmentalization, Organizational Structure, Various Basis for Departmentalization4.6. Line / Staff Authority, Functional Authority4.7. Decentralization and Delegation of Authority
Influencing5.1. Fundamental of Influencing and Communication5.2. Leadership5.2.1. The Situational Approach to Leadership5.2.2. Leadership Situation and Decisions5.2.3. Leadership Behavior5.2.4. The OSU Studies5.2.5. The Michigan Studies5.2.6. Life Cycle Theory5.2.7. The Contingency Theory of Leadership5.2.8. Path–Goal Theory5.2.9. Transformational Leadership5.2.10. Super–Leadership5.2.11. Entrepreneurial Leadership5.2.12. Substitute for Leadership5.3. Motivation5.3.1. Need–Goal Theory5.3.2. Vroom Expectancy Theory5.3.3. Equity Theory5.3.4. Porter–Lawler Theory5.3.5. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Need5.3.6. Alderfer’s ERG Theory5.3.7. Arryris’s Maturity–Immaturity Continuum5.3.8. McClelland’s Acquired Needs Theory
Controlling6.1. The Basic Control Process6.2. Requirement for Effective Control6.3. Control Techniques: The Budget, Traditional Non–Budgetary Control Devices6.4. Information Technology and its Challenges6.5. Controlling and Planning Relationship
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