Management: Concepts & Practices

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Financial Times/Prentice Hall, 2005 - Business & Economics - 695 pages
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Hannagan introduces students to an unrivalled range of useful models, concepts and techniques.' Philip McCosker, University College Worcester. Management 4th edition provides students with a thorough explanation and exploration of management concepts and practices across all management functions. Written in a straightforward style, this book includes contributions from experts in each field to encourage an appreciation of the most recent ideas and practices. The inclusion of topics like ethical and environmental issues, leadership and globalisation, and a new chapter on Public Sector Management and PPEs, helps to develop a solid understanding of the way that organisations are managed. Features include: *New case studies and exhibits to help you relate the theory to real-life management. *Review and discussion questions to test your understanding of each chapter.*Learning outcomes, summary points and a glossary for easy reference and revision.*Annotated weblinks and further reading to help you find additional resources quickly. This book is an ideal introduction for those studying business or management in further or higher education, as well as non-specialists taking an introducto

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Section A THE MANAGEMENT CHALLENGE 1 The challenge of management
Leadership in management
Managing a consumer focus

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Tim Hannagan has written a range of books on business and management subjects, including "Mastering Statistics"and "Marketing for the Non-Profit Sector,"

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