Management - Theory and Practice (Text and Cases)

ISBN Number : 978-93-5142-824-4

Student Price : Rs.625

Student Dollar Price : 25$

Library Price : Rs.1595

Library Dollar Price : 64$

Book Edition : Second

Year of Publication : 2020

No. Of Pages : 564

Book Weight :1022

About The Book

The Book covers all significant and recent areas of Management − Theory and Practice.

Distinctive Features of the Book:
- Learner-friendly approach
- Wide adn comprehensive coverage
- Integrated presentation of the text with boxes, figures, exhibits and tables
- Provides rich and international case studies
- Refreshing modes like points to be remembered, key words and questions
- Numerous examples
- Presents chapters on recent trends and case analysis
- Customised and lucid language
- On-line student and teacher manuals


Contents :

1. Basic Concepts of Business
2. Nature and Functions of Management
3. Development of Management Thought
4. Social Responsibilities of Business
5. Business Ethics and Value-Based Management
6. The Planning Process
7. Objective of Business
8. The Strategic Management Process
9. Decision-Making
10. Delegation, Decentralisation and Span of Management
11. Fundamentals and Forms of Organisational Structure
12. Organisational Culture and Effectiveness
13. Organisational Change, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
14. Staffing: Human Resource Management
15. Performance Appraisal and Development
16. Employee Training
17. Directing (Morale, Committees and Co-ordination)
18. Motivation: Concepts, Theories and Applications
19. Communication
20. Leadership
21. Controlling
22. Operations Management
23. Globalisation and Competition
24. International Management
25. Contemporary Issues in Management
26. Methods of Case Analysis
27. Management Games

About The Author

Prof. Pulapa Subba Rao is from Vangalapudi, near Rajahmundry, AP, India and has acquired Ph.D. degree in Commerce and Management area from Andhra University and has taught various courses in the areas of Commerce and Management. He is a teacher, researcher, trainer, consultant, academic administrator and author in the areas of commerce, business and management, with a blend of national and international systems and cultures. He worked as Vice-Chancellor, Millennium University, Blantyre, Republic of Malawi and Oriental University, Indore, India. He worked earlier as Pro Vice-Chancellor, Director-Academic Audit and Founding Professor of Business Administration, the University of Papua New Guinea and Professor, Dean and Head, SK Institute of Management, Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Ananthapur, AP, India. He also worked at the University of Asmara, Eritrea, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Prasanthinilayam, and PG Department of Commerce, Sir CRR College, Eluru, AP, India.

He was the recipient of National Merit Scholarship from the Government of India, ‘Meritorious Teacher, Award from the Government of AP, India, Best Paper Award and Member of the Order of the LOGOHU Award from the Government of Papua New Guinea for the service to the community and Higher Education through contributing to teaching, research and community out-reach.

He was the President of India Association of PNG Inc. during 2005-06. He has been a Fellow and a Member of Executive Council of various professional organisations in Papua New Guinea and Australia.

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