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UNIT 1 i
Management and the evolution of management thought

Unit 1
BBM 103/05

Principles and Practice
of Management

Management and
the Evolution of
Management
Thought

ii WAWASAN OPEN UNIVERSITY
BBM 103/05 Principles and Practice of Management

COURSE TEAM
Course Team Coordinator: Dr. Tung Lai Cheng
Content Adapter: Dr. Rajakrishnan a/l Ramasamy
Instructional Designer: Professor Dr. Ng Wai Kong
Academic Member: Dr. Tung Lai Cheng

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EXTERNAL COURSE ASSESSOR
Professor Dr. Muhamad Jantan, Universiti Sains Malaysia

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Published by Wawasan Open University 2008. This edition has been revised by Wawasan Open University from the course B 240 Principles and...
iUNIT 1
Management and the evolution of management thought
Unit 1
BBM 103/05
Principles and Practice
of Management
Management and
the Evolution of
Management
Thought