The Management Task

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Elsevier, 2003 - Business & Economics - 289 pages
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This is a third edition of the Management Task, a diploma level book in the Chartered Management of Institute series.

This book addresses the task of management in terms of the different processes involved , for example, planning, decision-making, organizing, communication, and the more specific management functions such as personnel, marketing and the environment of management and business. It covers the knowledge and understanding required as part of any competency-based management programme.

This new edition has nearly doubled in length to cover the new areas of the CMI diploma syllabus and now includes two new sections on marketing and new management thinking.

* Ideal introductory management text addressing the task of management in terms of the different processes and functions involved.
* Whole new section on Marketing and on new developments in Management thinking
* Expanded to cover the CMI syllabus with extra material on change, culture and organizations
 

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Contents

The Management Processes
25
Management Functions
169
The Managerial Environment
203
New Developments in Management Thinking
253
Conclusions
269
Bibliography
273
Index
279
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About the author (2003)

Rob Dixon is a Professor in Finance and Accountancy at Durham University Business School. He lectures in management accountancy and has been responsible for directing the Full-Time and currently directs the Distance Learning MBA programme. He is author of a number of books and articles in the field.

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