This book, first published in 1969, was written for the manager or potential manager concerned with strategic decision-making. Its theme of the concept of numeracy and the role it should play. The book discusses its origins and its tools, the nature of problems, the characteristics and handling of information and the implications for the future. The text is a valuable resource for students of economics, management, and business studies.
Introduction; 1. Numeracy 2. Some Tools of Numeracy 3. The Nature of Problems 4. Handling Information 5. Some Characteristics of Information 6. Manager at the Cross-Roads; Appendices; Bibliography; Glossary of Terms; Index
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.