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What Is This Management? (Routledge Revivals)

1st Edition

By Walter Puckey


282 pages

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First published in 1944, this title analyses the qualities that contribute to a successful manager. Receiving widespread praise from the business and academic community on publication, Walter Puckey discusses what the personal, organizational and technical qualities required of a good manager are; the social responsibilities of the manager; and, provides advice on how to train and select managers and considers a possible future for management. This is a timely reissue that will be of particular value to business students with an interest in the basic principles of the managerial role, as well as those concerned with the promotion of good management within their own organizations.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Why this book has been written 1. Who are the Managers? 2. What are the qualities of a good manager 3. The Personal Qualities of the Manager 4. The Organizational Qualities of the Manager 5. The Technical Qualities of the Manager 6. Management by Conference 7. The Management Aspect of "Group" Organization 8. The Principle of "Double Link" Control 9. The Joint Consultative Committee 10. The "Social" responsibilities of the Manager 11. The Training and Selection of Managers 12. The Action Standards of the Manager 13. The Future of Management; Appendices:A. Agenda for a typical "Link" Meeting B. Joint Committee activities C. How can we use Sub-normals? D. The Foreman as a Manager E. The Organization of a Joint Suggestion Scheme F. Some Notes on the Conference Method of Training Supervisors and Managers; Index

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Subject Categories

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