Management: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback | October 2, 2013

byJohn Hendry

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John Hendry, a leading management scholar, looks at the nature and practice of Management in this Very Short Introduction. Tracing the development of management over the last century, he looks not only at what managers do, but also provides an insight to modern management theory. He considersthe influences of national and organizational culture, the relationship between power and domination, managing in different cultures, approaches to management, and at the accountability of managers and morality. This is an ideal introduction for anyone interested in, or studying, business and management.

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John Hendry, a leading management scholar, looks at the nature and practice of Management in this Very Short Introduction. Tracing the development of management over the last century, he looks not only at what managers do, but also provides an insight to modern management theory. He considersthe influences of national and organizationa...

John Hendry has been teaching management for over 25 years. He was Founder Director of the University of Cambridge MBA, Head of the University of Reading Business School and Deputy Dean of Henley Business School, and has also served on the faculties of London Business School, Cranfield School of Management and the Mendoza School of Bus...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:144 pagesPublished:October 2, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199656983

ISBN - 13:9780199656981

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Preface and acknowledgementsPart I: Introducing Management1. Management and managing2. The work of the managerPart II: The evolution of management: theory and practice3. Management and authority4. Rationalising management5. Socialising management6. Individualising managementPart III: Management in context7. Management across cultures8. Critical perspectives on management9. Management as sense-making10. Management and moralityReferences and further readingIndex