An established work, the second edition of Principles of Management offers the reader insight and analysis of the principles, processes and practice of management and leadership.
Covering private, public, and not-for-profit sectors, the book also takes an international approach, with a dedicated section on globalised processes and styles of management. The content is broken down into accessible sections to provide a clear and user-friendly book.
Written to meet the criteria of practicality and professionality, the book is relevant and useful with an emphasis on capability, usability, decision and resolution; "fix"; and an orientation towards implementation.
Table of Contents
Part One: Foundations
1. Foundations of Management Thinking
2. National Culture and Management
Part Two: Principles of Management
4. Organization and Structure I
5. Organization and Structure II
Part Three: Styles of Management and Leadership
11. Organization Culture
12. Styles of Management
13. Humanistic Styles of Management
15. Teams and Teamwork
Part Four: External Influences and Globalization
16. Boundary Management and the External Environment
17. Technology, the Market and International Competition
18. Internationalization and Globalization
Part Five: International Management Styles
19. International Culture and Management
20. European Management
21. South East Asian Management
Part Six: Management Practices and Processes
22. Personal Time Management
23. Management Skills and Competencies
24. Stress Management
25. Managing Change
26. Managing Diversity
27. Social Responsibility, Environmentalism and Ethics
Part Seven: Knowledge and Strategy
28. Knowledge Management
29. Strategic Management
Part Eight: Rethinking Management
30. New management Paradigms
Tony Morden is a long-established writer of cutting-edge and reader-friendly professional books. These books are characterised by their joined-up thinking (interdisciplinarity), by their strongly applied character, by their usability, and by their focus on the realities of decision-making and practical implementation.
"...an essential first text for any undergraduate or postgraduate student trying to come to terms with the complex world of management types, business strategies and organizational structures."
Frank Martin, University of Stirling, UK
"I am happy to recommend Tony Morden's new book to leaders and managers in the public and private sectors. The book contains a thorough and comprehensive overview of its subject. Equally, it offers the reader a clear route-map to effective implementation and management action."
Terry Collins, Corporate Director, Durham County Council, UK