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5.1 SYLLABUS MG2351 1. PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT 3 0 0 100 9

OVERVIEW OF MANAGEMENT

Definition - Management - Role of managers - Evolution of Management thought Organization and the environmental factors – Trends and Challenges of Management in Global Scenario. 2. PLANNING 9

Nature and purpose of planning - Planning process - Types of plans – Objectives - Managing by objective (MBO) Strategies - Types of strategies - Policies - Decision Making - Types of decision - Decision Making Process - Rational Decision Making 3. ORGANIZING 9

Nature and purpose of organizing - Organization structure - Formal and informal groups Iorganization - Line and Staff authority - Departmentation - Span of control - Centralization and Decentralization - Delegation of authority - Staffing - Selection and Recruitment - Orientation - Career Development - Career stages – Training - Performance Appraisal. 4. DIRECTING 9

Creativity and Innovation - Motivation and Satisfaction - Motivation Theories Leadership Styles - Leadership theories - Communication - Barriers to effective communication - Organization Culture - Elements and types of culture - Managing cultural diversity. 5. CONTROLLING Process of controlling - Types of control - Budgetary and non-budgetary control Q techniques - Managing Productivity - Cost Control - Purchase Control – Maintenance Control - Quality Control - Planning operations. L = 45 Total = 45 9

TEXT BOOKS: 1. Stephen P. Robbins and Mary Coulter, 'Management', Prentice Hall of India, 8th edition. 2. Charles W L Hill, Steven L McShane, 'Principles of Management', Mcgraw Hill Education, Special Indian Edition, 2007. REFERENCE BOOKS: 1. Hellriegel, Slocum & Jackson, ' Management - A Competency Based Approach’, Thomson South Western, 10th edition, 2007. 2. Harold Koontz, Heinz Weihrich and Mark V Cannice, 'Management - A global 57 MG2351 – PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

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& Entrepreneurial Perspective', Tata Mcgraw Hill, 12th edition, 2007. 3. Andrew J. Dubrin, 'Essentials of Management', Thomson Southwestern, 7th edition,2007.

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5.2 SHORT QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS UNIT I OVERVIEW OF MANAGEMENT 1) What is Management? Management is the process of giving direction and controlling the various activities of the people to achieve the objectives of an organization. 2) Define: Management. According to Knootz and Weihrich “Management is the process of designing and maintaining of an environment in which individuals working together in groups efficiently accomplish selected aims”. 3) Write some characteristics of Management? Management is a continuous process. Manager use the resources of organization both physical as well as human achieve the goal. Management aims act achieving the organization goals by ensuring effective use of resources. 4) Write any two points favor for management as a science Management principle should be verified. Reliable basis for predicting future. 5) What is time study? The movement which takes minimum time is the best one. 6) What is motion study? Taylor suggested the eliminating wasteful movements and performing only necessary movement. 7) What is authority? It is the power given to a person to get work from his subordinates. 8) What is responsibility? It is the amount of work from a man by his superior. 9) Comment: Management is both –A science and an art Management is a science because it contains general principles. It is also an art because it requires certain personal skills achieve desired result

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10) What is centralization? The organization is centralized when the power is concentrated with one person. 11) What is decentralization? If the power is fully distributed to the subordinates of...
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