Introduction to Management
The Management Process, Management Functions, Kinds of Managers, Managerial Roles and Skills. Evolution
of Management –Theories of Management – Classical, Scientific, Administrative, Behavioural, Management
Sciences Theories; Systems and Contingency Theory.
Planning and Decision Making
Planning – goal setting – Organizational Planning – Vision, Mission and Goals, Types of Plans, Steps in Planning
Process, Approaches to Planning, Planning in Dynamic Environment. Decision Making Process, Types of
Decisions, Decision Making Styles, Vroom’s Participative Decision Making Model.
Organizing and Controlling
Organizational Structure, Principles of Organizing, Authority, Power and Influence, Designing Organizational
Structure. Mechanistic and Organic Structures, Contemporary Organizational Design and its Challenges.
Controlling: The Control Process, Controlling for Organizational Performance, Types of Control, Financial
Controls, Balanced Scorecard, Bench Marking, Contemporary Issues in Controlling.
Organizational Behaviour: Individual and Group Behaviour
Importance of Organizational Behaviour, Culture and Diversity, Personality Theories, Perception, Formation of
Group Behaviour, Classification of Groups, Group Properties, Group Cohesiveness.
Leadership and Motivation
Leadership Traits, Leadership Styles, Leadership Theories, Power and Politics.
Motivation Approaches to Motivation, Maslow’s Needs Hierarchy Theory, Two Factor Theory of Motivation,
McGregor’s Theory, ERG Theory, McClelland’s Needs Theory, Valence Theory.