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Management : A Very Short Introduction - John Hendry

Management

A Very Short Introduction

Paperback Published: 24th October 2013
ISBN: 9780199656981
Number Of Pages: 144

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Leading management scholar, John Hendry provides a lively introduction to the nature and practice of management. Tracing its development over the last century, he looks not only at what managers do, but also provides an insight into modern management theory, considering the influences of national and organizational culture, the relationship between power and domination, and managing in different cultures.

This is an ideal introduction for anyone interested in, or studying, business and management.

About the Series:
Oxford's Very Short Introductions series offers concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects--from Islam to Sociology, Politics to Classics, Literary Theory to History, and Archaeology to the Bible. Not simply a textbook of definitions, each volume in this series provides trenchant and provocative--yet always balanced and complete--discussions of the central issues in a given discipline or field. Every Very Short Introduction gives a readable evolution of the subject in question, demonstrating how the subject has developed and how it has influenced society. Eventually, the series will encompass every major academic discipline, offering all students an accessible and abundant reference library. Whatever the area of study that one deems important or appealing, whatever the topic that fascinates the general reader, the Very Short Introductions series has a handy and affordable guide that will likely prove indispensable.

Preface and acknowledgements Part 1: Introducing Management 1: Management and managing 2: The work of the manager Part II: The evolution of management: theory and practice 3: Management and authority 4: Rationalising management 5: Socialising management 6: Individualising management Part III: Management in context 7: Management across cultures 8: Critical perspectives on management 9: Management as sense-making 10: Management and morality References and further reading Index

ISBN: 9780199656981
ISBN-10: 0199656983
Series: Very Short Introductions
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 24th October 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 17.4 x 11.4  x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.08

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