Course No. 204
PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (PBMT VIII)
(For B.Com (General) And Six Speciality Programmes)
Objective: This course familiarises the students with the basis of Principles of Management.
UNIT I: Concept of management; development of management thought; classical and neo- classical systems; Systems Approach, contingency approaches. 20: 10 hrs
UNIT II: Concept of planning; importance of planning; features of a good plan. Decision making- concept and techniques of decision making; Management by objectives-features, process, advantages and limitations; 20: 10 hrs
UNIT III: Organizing-meaning, nature, process and significance; span of management, organization structure-its importance, departmentation, types of organization structure. 20: 10 hrs
UNIT IV: Motivation and leading people at work: Motivation- Concept and theories- Maslow, Herzberg ,McGregor. Leadership- Concept, Qualities of a leader, leadership styles. Managerial control: concepts and process. 20: 10 hrs
Text and Reference Books:
1.Drucker Peter F: Management Challenges for the 21st Century; Butterwerth Heinemann, Oxford.
2.Louis A. Allen: Management and Organization, MC Graw Hill, Tokyo.
3.Kalwar M.C. & Pathak R.K., Principles of Business Management, Avilekh Publication and Production, UPABAN, Guwahati.
4.Bhat Anil & Kumar Arya: Management, Principles, Process and Practices, Oxford University Press, New Delhi.
5.Bhattacharyya: Principles of Management, Pearson, New Delhi.
6.Kaul: Business Organisation and Management: Text and Cases, Pearson, New Delhi.
7. Bose: Organisation and Management, New Central Book Agency, Hyderabad.