Management: Concepts, Practices, and Skills
This text adopts a pragmatic approach to management, striking a balance between theory and practice. It offers a real-world view of each management function - planning, organizing, influencing and controlling - from the standpoint of how each function fits into the overall management process.
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What Is Management?
Management at Different Levels
The Productivity Challenge
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