Management: Using Practice and Theory To Develop Skill, 8th edition

Published by Pearson (December 16, 2019) © 2020

  • David Boddy formerly a Reader, and then Research Fellow, at the Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow

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Part 1: An Introduction to Management

  1. Managing in organisations
  2. Theories of management

Part 1 Case: Apple Inc.

Part 1 Employability skills

Part 2: The Environment of Management

  1. Organisation cultures and contexts
  2. Managing internationally
  3. Corporate responsibility

Part 2 case: BP

Part 2 Employability skills

Part 3: Planning

  1. Making decisions
  2. Planning
  3. Managing strategy
  4. Managing marketing

Part 3 case: The Virgin Group

Part 3 Employability skills

Part 4: Organising

  1. Structure
  2. Human resource management
  3. Information systems and e-business
  4. Entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation

Part 4 case: Royal Bank of Scotland

Part 4 Employability skills

Part 5: Leading

  1. Influencing
  2. Motivating
  3. Communicating
  4. Teams
  5. Managing change

Part 5 case: British Heart Foundation

Part 5 Employability skills

Part 6: Controlling

  1. Managing operations and quality
  2. Control and performance measurement

Part 6 case: Tesco

Part 6 Employability skills

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