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Topics: Management, Planning, Leadership Pages: 6 (775 words) Published: September 22, 2013
Faculty: REJI ISMAIL
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
BUS 1C 02 MANAGEMENT THEORY AND PRACTICES
Time: 60 hours Credits 4 Course objectives:
• To understand the process of business management and its functions, and • To familiarize the students with current management practices. Module I
Nature and scope of Management; evolution of management- Schools of management thought; F.W.Taylor and Henry Fayol; principles of management; management as a science and an art; management process. Folk management and its application in the modern era Evolution of management thought.

Module II
Functions of management- planning: planning premises; types of plan; planning process; Organization – Theories, types, importance, organization structure- Line and Staff functions - Conflicts; centralization and decentralization; delegation; types, principles, elements, Coordination, Directing – Supervision, Communication.

Module III
Directing – motivation, leadership – Theories; importance – Controlling principles – Dynamics of Groups at work, work group behavoiur and productivity; work and motivation Manager vs. leader; leadership and motivation; leadership styles; theories of motivation. MBO: - team creation and Management ;

Module 1V
Organizational learning and knowledge management Time management. Module V
Management of Change – importance, objectives and methods – Role of leadership Transformational management.
Books:
1. Koontz, H and Weihrich, H: Management, McGraw Hill Inc, New York, 1995. 2. Drucker, Peter, F: Management: Tasks, Responsibilities and Practices, Allied Publishers, New Delhi 2004.
3. Betman, Thomas S and Snell, Scott A.: Management: Competing in the New Era, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi 2003.
4. Dipak Kumar Bhattacharyya, Principles of Management: Text and Cases, Pearson, 2012 5. Stoner et al. Management, Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi, 1996. 6. Stephen P Robbins, and Mary Coulter, Management, Pearson, 2003.

Pre requisite: DROPBOX ACCOUNT. Download Principles of management by F.W.Taylor from iBook and Read. EVERY ALTERNATE SESSION WILL CONTAIN PRESENTATION BY STUDENTS TO EVALUATE THE LEVEL OF UNDERSTANDING OF PREVIOUS SESSIONS.

SESSIONS
Topics
Methodology
Outcome
Remarks
1
Introduction; Two way study pattern; Exam and application level, Syllabus and recommended books
Understand exam pattern, Evaluation pattern, Teaching Methodology.

2
Evolution of management
BBC Interactive flash on Egyptian Pyramid construction, PPT
Virtual difficulty and importance of management.

3
Nature and scope of Management
Discussion based on previous session
Virtual difficulty and importance of management.

4 to 6
Schools of management thought F.W.Taylor, PPT, Lectures and discussion
F.W.Taylor ipad book ,
To Understand the real Application in Industry.

7 to 9
Henry Fayol; principles of management
PPT, Lean bicycle factory software, Lectures and discussion To Understand the real Application in Industry.

10
Management as a science and an art
Debate
Incubate the thought process.

11-13
Folk management and its application in the modern era
http://www.unesco.org/most/bpikreg.htm#asiapacific
Explore, lecture, Assignment1: Identify folk management at local level and look it as a business opportunity. Explore the innovative folk management as an business opportunity

14
Functions of management VS Business Functions.
Concept clarity through examples
Understand the basic difference between the two terminologies.

15 to 17
Class test Module 1
Written examination
Preparation for University exam

18 to 21
Planning: planning premises; types of plan; planning process Lecture and Assignment2: Prepare a plan to start up a small...
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