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Business Administration

1st Edition

By Peter Thuis, Rienk Stuive


438 pages

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Paperback: 9789001809768
pub: 2014-12-19
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Business Administration offers an integrated, practical approach to all key aspects of business administration and to how business processes are managed.

The authors highlight the function and relevance of business management in day-to-day business operations. Business Administration offers a single frame of reference for all chapters:

  • Management success stories
  • Management blunders
  • Socially responsible business practice
  • Key performance indicators
  • Historical trends in business administration

This book is an indispensable tool in all degree programmes in which business administration is a key component, including Business, Economics and Law, as well as other economics and business programmes. A companion website featuring extra materials for lecturers and students is available at:

Table of Contents

Part 1: What is a business? 1. The business and business administration 2. Primary activities in businesses 3. Support activities in businesses Part 2: How does a business work? 4. Exploring the business environment 5. Strategic management for the businesses 6. Planning and control of business processes 7. Business process engineering 8. Behaviour in businesses Part 3: Howe does a business administration professional work? 9. The business administration professional 10. Business administration methods and techniques

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