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Planning in Management

Language:  English
This book provides an insight into the intricacies of planning, and is likely to be of great benefit to the aspiring as well as newly recruited managers.
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Planning, which is the basic managerial function, involves the selection of organisational objectives and developing policies, procedures, budgets and strategies. It is a continuous process that takes place at all levels of management. A detailed planning is done in the beginning but the actual performance is reviewed and suitable changes are made in plans when actual execution is done. This book describes various strategies of planning and their execution, and is likely to be of benefit to the aspiring as well as newly recruited managers.

About the author

Manmohan’s interactive style and unique ability to engage with young as well as not so young has made him a very effective training facilitator. He has conducted a horde of training programmes in India and the Middle East. His deep insight into the culture of his home country – India – and that of the Middle East has made it possible for him to effectively engage audiences. He has also made presentations on various topics at International Conferences under the auspices of UNESCO, and ensured that his practical viewpoints are shared with a wide variety of audience.

Currently a Freelance Training Facilitator, Manmohan has authored several eBooks on Management and Education.

Having worked as Head of several educational and training organisations in India, Kuwait and Oman, he has specialised in training programmes for people in a wide variety of professions. He has also made a Webinar presentation on Personality Development organised by a US-based organisation.

An alumnus of Cambridge International College (UK), Manmohan also holds a Ph.D. in Management, and Masters in Business Management, Education and English.

Manmohan is currently India-based and conducts training programmes for college students, professors and management executives.

Among his other programmes the following are in much demand:

  • Soft Skills

  • Business Communication

  • Leadership & Teambuilding

  • Pedagogy of Teaching at college/school level

  • EMI (English as Medium of Instruction) Skills for college professors

  • Guidance and counselling in educational institutions

  • About the Author
  1. Process of planning
    1. Introduction
    2. Stages in planning
    3. Major steps in planning
    4. Relationship between forecasting and planning
    5. Existing pre-planning forecasts and information
  2. Levels of planning
    1. Introduction
    2. Levels of planning
    3. Strategic, Tactical and Operational planning
  3. Principles of planning
    1. Principles
    2. Importance of planning
    3. Responsibility for planning
  4. Methods of planning
    1. Introduction
    2. Types of plans
    3. Standing or repeated use plans
    4. Single use plans
  5. Strategic management
    1. Need for strategic management
    2. Strategies
    3. The challenge for top management
    4. Key issues in strategic management
  6. Corporate planning
    1. Introduction
    2. Corporate planning
    3. Corporate objectives
    4. Policies
    5. Overview of corporate planning
    6. Factors in corporate planning
    7. SWOT analysis
    8. The corporate ‘Gap’
    9. Entrepreneurial activity and planning
    10. Advantages of corporate planning
    11. Alternative corporate strategies
    12. The final stages
    13. Business plans
    14. Conclusions about strategic management
  • References
About the Author

Manmohan Joshi