People Organisation and Management

ISBN Number : 978-93-5024-634-4

Student Price : Rs.225

Student Dollar Price : 9$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2010

No. Of Pages : 256

Book Weight :344

About The Book

This book is designed for the managerial cadres, undergraduate and post-graduate students and researchers in the discipline of management and commerce. The uniqueness of this book lies in its extensive coverage of management principles, strategies and organisational behaviour aspects. The contents of the book are classified into five parts, wherein, the first part covers the management theories and its development. In second part, the organisation structure, its culture and leadership has been covered. this gives a meaningful twist to the book, useful to the students to learn first about management and then try to acquire knowledge about the organisation. After understanding the theories, one can learn how his behaviour shall affect or improve the performance of the organization. In the fourth chapter the book covers motivaion theories and their applications to organisational context. In the fifth chapter, the behaviour of individuals and his interpersonal relationship at workplace is discussed. Lastly in the sixth part, team building and importance of group behaviour is explained.

Also, the book contains a variety of learning materials which may help both the faculty as well as the students community in systematic understanding of the subject.


Contents -

Part A: Approaches to Management
1.Introduction to Management
2.The Development of Management Thought
Part B: Orgasational Structure, Culture and Leadership
3. Organisational Structure
4.Organisation and Departmentation
5.Human Resource Function
6.Organisational Culture
Part C: Motivation: Theories and Management Practices
8.Motivation Theories
9.Motivation and Performance
Part D: Behaviour of Individuals
10.Individual Behaviour at Work
11.Interpersonal Behaviour at Work
12.Diagnosing Behaviour Problems
Part E: Groups and Group Dynamics
13.Group Behaviour at Work
14.Building Effective Teams
Answers to Activities

About The Author

The author Dr. K. Ravichandran has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, MBA from Thiagarajar school of Management, a premier B-school in south India, Doctorate degree from university of Madras, and he is in the verge of completing his post-doctorate from University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). He has a worked over a decade in various financial institutions and has taught in various B-schools over a decade. He has presented more than 50 research papers and published more than 10 articles in various reputed journals.

Dr. Khalid Alkhathlan –

He holds a Bachelor degree in Economics from King Saud University, Riyadh, Master degree in Economics from

Texas A and MU University – Texas, USA and Ph.D. in Economics from Colorado State University, Colorado – USA.

He has published a book and articles in international journals of repute. Presently, he holds the position of Dean for

College of Business Administration, King Saud University-Alkharj, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Christy Selvarani –

She is the Reader in Commerce from Urumu Dhanalakshmi College, Tiruchirapalli. She holds a Ph.D. degree from

Bharathidasan University and also got 2  decades of academic experience. She has produced a dozen of Ph.D. and

has published and presented papers in various national and international conferences.

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