MBA Syllabus for Semester I (MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS)

Posted on the 16 August 2016 by Renu Kumari
MBA Syllabus for Semester I (first)
Reason for studying Management Concepts: The main reason for this subject is to develop a basic understanding about the management concepts as well as of human in various managerial processes in organisation among the students.
UNIT-I Management: Definition, nature, process, functions & skills . Evolution of management thoughts - F.W. Taylor, Henri Fayol, Max Weber , Elton Mayo . Management Approaches- System approach, Contingency approach . Business Organisation - Types of ownership.
UNIT-II Planning: Concept and purpose , Planning Process , Management by Objectives(MBO), Decision Making . Organisation : Concept and purpose of organisation , Types of organisation , Line, Line & Staff, Matrix , Virtual Organisation structures . Basis of Departmentation , Concept of Authority, Functional Authority, Delegation of Authority , Centralisation and Decentralisation of Authority. Coordination . Staffing .
UNIT-IIIDirecting: Leadership - Concept , Traits, Styles . Communication : Concept, Types , process, barriers, making Communication effective . Controlling: Concept, process, Requirement for Adequate control , Budgetory Control , Non-Budgetory Control .
MBA Syllabus for Semester I (MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS)UNIT-IV Business Process Re-engineering - Concept , Process, Redesign, BPR experiences in Indian Industry . Total Quality Management(TQM) - Concept , Systems model of Quality, Deming's approach, TQM as a business Strategy . Knowledge Management (KM)- What , why, how, of Knowledge Management , KM process , approach, strategies, tools.E-commerce- Ideology, methodology, classification by application /nature of transactions , Driving Forces of EC, Impact of EC, Scope .
UNIT-V Functional area of Management - Concept, objectives, scope and principle of Marketing Management, Production Management, HRM , Finance, Material management
Books Suggested: 1. Stoner, Freeman , Gilbert Jr. : Management (Pearson education) 2. Kootz,O'Donnell , Weighrich : Essentials of Management 3. Michael , J. Stahl : Management -Total Quality in a global environment ( Blackwell Business) 4. Newman , Warren and Summer : The Process of Management , Concept, Behaviour & Practice . 5. Brech , E.F.L. : Principles and Practice of Management 6. Drucker , P.F. : Managements , Tasks , Responsibilities , Practices 7. Asha Kaul : Effective Business Communication (PHI) 8. RonLudlow, Fergus Panton : The Essence of Effective Communication(PHI) 9. Efrain , jae, david , H. Micheal : Electronic Commerce : A Managerial Perspective (Pearson Education) 10. Carr D.K. and Johansson H.J. - Best Practices in Re-engineering (MGH)
11. Jayaraman M.S.: Business Process Re-engineering (TMG) 

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