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Principles of Business Managementis a foundational text that provides a solid theoretical grounding in general management principles such as leadership, motivation and control. Emphasis is placed on management functions such as marketing, finance, operations management and purchasing and supply chain management. Features such as information boxes, case studies, critical thinking boxes and glossaries engage the student and facilitate the application of learning.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Introduction to Business Management 1. Business and its challenges 2. The business environment Part 2 Management Tasks 3. The task of Management 4. Planning 5. Organising 6. Leading (including Motivation) 7. Controlling Part 3 The functional areas of management 8. Operations Management 9. Logistics Management 10. Financial Management 11. Human Resources Management 12. Marketing Part 4 Entrepreneurship and the Business Plan 15. Entrepreneurship 16. The business plan