This study, originally published in 1986, is directed to the period before the establishment of scientific management as a recognised movement, in an attempt to answer two basic questions: was there a body of management literature immediately preceding the emergence of scientific management? Did this literature, if it existed, have a central concept or approach which could be recognised? This title will be of interest to students of business studies and management.
1. Introduction 2. The Development of the Concept of Management 3. The Emergence of Systematic Management in the Literature 4. The Major Areas of Systematic Management 5. The Development and Content of Systematic Management and its Place in the Development of Management Literature; Bibliography; Appendix
The 53 volumes in this set, originally published between 1955 and 1996, draw together research by leading academics in the area of management and provides a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine management techniques, managing for profit and non-profit organisations, and management training and development. This set will be of particular interest to students of Business Studies.