A Textbook of Business Management

ISBN Number : 978-93-5051-508-2

Library Price : Rs.1050

Library Dollar Price : 42$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2011

No. Of Pages : 552

Book Weight :1104

About The Book

The concept of management is as old as human civilization. It is useful and applicable to all types of organizations, whether profit making or service-oriented. It is the oldest of arts and the youngest of sciences. Today, it is an activity, a process, a discipline and an effort to co-ordinate, control and direct individual and group efforts towards the attainment of cherished goals of business.

This book Business Management (Principles and Practice of Management) is an attempt to outline the management concept and its utility in the modern business world, specially in the Indian Scenario. This book has been designed as a basic text according to new syllabus of Calcutta University for common paper of B.Com. Honors and General Course Students in academic Session 2010-2011 onwards. It is the Module I, of the fourth paper of Commerce Group I (Paper 1-4 Chg − Module I) and carries 50 marks. This book covers the syllabus of management for the other universities also. It would be useful for B.B.A., M.B.A. and other professional courses also.

Book Content of A Textbook of Business Management
1. Introduction to Management
2. Different Schools of Management Thought; and Modern Approaches of Management
3. Planning
4. Management by Objectives (MBO) and Management by Exceptions (MBE) − Introduction, Concept and Evolution of Management by Objectives (MBO)
5. Organizing
6. Departmentation as a Structural Framework of the Organization; Authority Delegation, Centralization and Decentralization; and Span of Management
7. Motivation
8. Leadership
9. Co-ordination
10. Control
Short-type Questions and Answers
Question Paper

About The Author

Ritwik Haldar has been in active academics for more than a decade in Kolkata. He had rich experience in teaching, writing and political administration. He has written extensively on different areas of management. He has also designed and conducted several programmes for corporate, political and trade union leaders or managers. He has attended and obtained certificates of many UGC sponsored seminars and also completed a project work, "Productivity Improvement for Long Distance Buses - A Transport Management Study in Calcutta State Transport Corporation (CSTC)".

Ritwik Haldar is currently a faculty member of S.A. Jaipuria College, Kolkata under the Calcutta University. He passed his M.Com. (Marketing Management and LL.B. five-year course) examinations from the University of Calcutta. He has also passed postgraduate Diploma in Transport Management from The Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management (I.I.S.W.B.M.) Kolkata and held first rank in first class. He is also a member of the Hon`ble High Court Bar Association. Ritwik lives in Sonarpur Sahebpara, Kolkata 700 150, India, with his father, wife and only a daughter.

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