The Practice of Management
Harper Collins, Apr 20, 2010 - Business & Economics - 416 pages
A classic since its publication in 1954, The Practice of Management was the first book to look at management as a whole and being a manager as a separate responsibility. The Practice of Management created the discipline of modern management practices. Readable, fundamental, and basic, it remains an essential book for students, aspiring managers, and seasoned professionals.
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Part One Managing a Business
The Sears Story 5 What Is a Business?
What Is Our Businessand What Should It
Part Three The Structure of Management
What Kind of Structure?
Building The Structure
The Small The Large The Growing Business
The IBM Story
Employing The Whole
Is Personnel Management Bankrupt?
Human Organization For Peak Performance
The Objectives of a Business
Todays Decisions For Tomorrows Results
The Principles of Production
Part Two Managing Managers
The Ford Story
Management By Objectives and SelfControl
Managers Must Manage
The Spirit of an Organization
Chief Executive and Board
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