Controlling Physical Resources: 4th Edition (e-Book) book cover

Controlling Physical Resources

4th Edition

By Institute of Leadership & Management


136 pages

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
eBook (VitalSource) : 9780080490793
pub: 2007-06-01
from $18.98

FREE Standard Shipping!


This workbook will enable you to:
* contribute to the management and control of resources in your organization
* explain the principles, and some ways of solving the problems of stores and stock control
* increase your skills in various aspects of materials in management
* identify risks to physical, human and information resources and gain some practical ideas and experience with which to guard against them

With forty well structured and easy to follow topics to choose from, each workbook has a wide range of case studies, questions and activities to meet both an individual or organization's training needs. Whether studying for an ILM qualification or looking to enhance the skills of your employees, Super Series provides essential solutions, frameworks and techniques to support management and leadership development.

Table of Contents

Workbook introduction: ILM Super Series study links; Links to ILM qualifications; Links to S/NQVs in management; Workbook objectives; Activity planner; Dealing with Resources: Introduction; The organization's resources; Managing resources; People as a resource; Equipment as a resource; Land and Buildings as a Resource; Materials as a Resource; Summary; Storing and Allocating Materials: Introduction; The basic principles of stock control; Rotating stock; Managing stock; Receiving goods; Issuing goods; Stock levels; Computerized systems; Summary; Purchasing, resource planning and security: Introduction; The purchasing function; Materials planning; Resource planning and management; Security; Summary; Performance checks; Reflect and review.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Human Resources & Personnel Management