Introduction to Management (4th Revised edition)

Introduction to Management (4th Revised edition)

By: Richard Pettinger (author)Paperback

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Introduction to Management (4th edition) is an ideal text for students studying management for the first time. Covering all of the functional areas of management, the new edition is updated to cover new developments in the field and includes new chapters on innovation, enterprise, risk management, ethics and responsibility. Also available is a companion website with extra features to accompany the text, please take a look by clicking below -

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About Author

RICHARD PETTINGER is a Lecturer in Management at University College London, UK. He has written over 30 books on management, business and related areas. He has extensive management experience and is a consultant to a number of large and small organizations in all sectors.


Preface PART ONE: THE FOUNDATIONS OF MANAGEMENT Introduction Managing in a Changing Environment Organisational and Managerial Performance Risk Ethics Globalisation Organisations, Managers and the Environment Case Study PART TWO: STRATEGY, POLICY, DIRECTION AND PRIORITIES Strategy, Policy and Direction Investment Appraisal Marketing Managing Operations and Projects Financial Management Quantitative Methods Product and Service Development and Innovation Case Study PART THREE: ORGANISATIONAL AND BEHAVIOURAL ASPECTS Innovative, Creative and Entrepreneurial Management Culture Perception, Attitudes, Values and Beliefs Communication Organisation Technology, Structure and Design Human Resource Management Leadership and Management Case Study PART FOUR: MANAGEMENT IN ACTION Management, Influence, Power and Authority Corporate Governance Teams and Groups Management and Motivation The Management of Conflict Management in Practice Managing for the Present and Future Case Study Bibliography

Product Details

  • publication date: 10/11/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780230000384
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 696
  • ID: 9780230000384
  • weight: 1160
  • ISBN10: 023000038X
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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