Integrating Business Management Processes: Volume 1: Management and Core Processes, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Integrating Business Management Processes

Volume 1: Management and Core Processes, 1st Edition

By Titus De Silva

Productivity Press

240 pages

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Hardback: 9780367485498
pub: 2020-08-10
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The backbone of any organization is its management system. It must reflect the needs of the organization and the requirements of its customers. Compliance with legal requirements and ethical environmental practices contribute towards the sustainability of the management system. Whatever the state of maturity of the management, this book, one of three, provides useful guidance to design, implement, maintain and improve its effectiveness.

This volume, with its series of examples and procedures, shows how organizations can benefit from satisfying customer requirement and the requirements of ISO standards to gain entry into lucrative markets. It provides a comprehensive coverage of the key management and core processes. Topics include: the impact of management systems on business performance, strategic planning, risk management, good manufacturing practices, purchasing, production and provision of services, new product planning, warehousing and logistics, sales management and several other topics.

This book, along with it’s two companion volumes, is a practical guide for real managers, designed to help them manage their business more effectively and gain competitive advantage.

Table of Contents

Part One Management Processes

1 History

2 Impact of manufacturing systems on business performance

3 Strategic planning

4 Risk Management

5 Good Manufacturing Practices

Part Two Core Processes

6 Purchasing

7 Production and provision of services

8 New product development

9 Warehousing

10 Sales

11 Initial environmental review

12 Impact of business and industry on the environment

13 Environmental aspects and impacts

14 Food safety and principles of HACCP

15 Application of HACCP

Appendix 1: Abbreviations and acronyms

About the Author

Titus De Silva is a consultant in management skills development, pharmacy practice, quality management and food safety and an Advisor to the newly established National medicines Regulatory Authority (NMRA) in Sri Lanka.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Business Development
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management Science
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Quality Control
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Strategic Planning
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Project Management