Introduction to Management

Fourth edition

by Richard Pettinger

Table of contents

  • Preface

PART ONE: THE FOUNDATIONS OF MANAGEMENT

Introduction

  1. Managing in a Changing Environment
  2. Organisational and Managerial Performance
  3. Risk
  4. Ethics
  5. Globalisation
  6. Organisations, Managers and the Environment
  7. Case Study

PART TWO: STRATEGY, POLICY, DIRECTION AND PRIORITIES

  1. Strategy, Policy and Direction
  2. Investment Appraisal
  3. Marketing
  4. Managing Operations and Projects
  5. Financial Management
  6. Quantitative Methods
  7. Product and Service Development and Innovation
  8. Case Study

PART THREE: ORGANISATIONAL AND BEHAVIOURAL ASPECTS

  1. Innovative, Creative and Entrepreneurial Management
  2. Culture
  3. Perception, Attitudes, Values and Beliefs
  4. Communication
  5. Organisation Technology, Structure and Design
  6. Human Resource Management
  7. Leadership and Management
  8. Case Study

PART FOUR: MANAGEMENT IN ACTION

  1. Management, Influence, Power and Authority
  2. Corporate Governance
  3. Teams and Groups
  4. Management and Motivation
  5. The Management of Conflict
  6. Management in Practice
  7. Managing for the Present and Future
  8. Case Study
  • Bibliography