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Introduction to Management



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Oxford University Press
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Author Biography

Colin Combe, Senior Lecturer, Glasgow Caledonian University

Colin Combe is a senior lecturer in strategic management at Glasgow Caledonian University. He teaches modules in strategy, entrepreneurship and innovation and digital economy to a range of UG and PG courses. His research interests are in social innovation, innovation strategies and the intellectual property of digital technologies. He has published many academic articles on these subjects and presented papers to international conferences.

Previously, he has worked as research consultant for the World Bank culminating in a report into administrative capacities for e-government harmonisation in the EU. Colin represents GCU on the ERDF funded INNOVATE project that focuses on economic growth strategies for the knowledge-based and creative industries in the Atlantic Area. This project has funded the establishment of the Social Innovation Network at GCU that is a platform for collaboration and knowledge-sharing on social innovation between academics, practitioners and policymakers.

Table of Contents

Part One: Management Principles and Functions
1. Introduction to Management
Skillset: Reading
2. Management Theory
Skillset: Referencing
3. Planning
Skillset: Time Management
4. Organizing
Skillset: Sourcing Materials
5. Leading
Skillset: Analyzing Case Studies
6. Controlling
Skillset: Exam Technique
7. Decision-making
Skillset: Literature Review
Part Two: Managing People and Communications
8. Human Resource Management
Skillset: Exam Questions
9. Motivation and Communication
Skillsets: Presentations
10. Managing teams and teamwork
Skillset: Essay Writing
Part Three: Managiment and Organizations
11. Organizational Structure
Skillset: Essay Examples
12. Organizational Culture
Skillset: Critical Analysis
13. Management and Ethics
Skillset: Plagiarism
Part Four: Managing Strategy, Change and Innovation
14. Strategic Management
Skillset: Personal Development Planning
15. Marketing strategies
Skillset: Reflective exercises
16. Change Management and Innovation
Skillset: Overview

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