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Business Management

Language:  English
This book provides an insight into the working of the process of business management and is likely to be of benefit to the aspiring, as well as existing managers and entrepreneurs.
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Business management is concerned with conversion of diverse resources – people, machinery, material, money, time and space into useful enterprise. Success of a business enterprise depends on certain factors such as the effective use of human and physical resources, adaptation of the enterprise to prevailing business environment, and success of existing policies of the business.This book provides an insight into the working of the process of business management and is likely to be of benefit to the aspiring, as well as existing managers and entrepreneurs.

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
  • Preface
  1. Concept of management
    1. Introduction
    2. Vision
    3. Understanding behaviour
    4. Managerial effectiveness
    5. Management as practice
    6. Managing change
    7. Key qualities for managers
    8. Summary
    9. Self-assessment exercise
  2. Types of business ownership
    1. Sole proprietorship
    2. Partnership
    3. Limited company
    4. Cooperative companies
    5. Franchises
    6. Summary
    7. Self-assessment exercise
  3. Planning
    1. Introduction
    2. Establishing priorities
    3. Making the plan
    4. Summary
    5. Self-assessment exercise
  4. Decision making
    1. Introduction
    2. Process
    3. Effective decision making
    4. Summary
    5. Self-assessment exercise
  5. Organising
    1. Introduction
    2. Types of organisations
    3. Organising
    4. Process of organisation
    5. Elements of formal organisation
    6. Span of control
    7. Authority
    8. Delegation of authority
    9. Responsibility, authority and accountability
    10. Centralisation and decentralisation of authority
    11. Committees
    12. Summary
    13. Self-assessment exercise
  6. Leadership
    1. Introduction
    2. Leadership relationship
    3. Approaches to leadership
    4. Functions and responsibilities of leadership
    5. Styles of leadership
    6. Team building
    7. Summary
    8. Self-assessment exercise
  7. Motivation
    1. Introduction
    2. Theories of motivation
    3. Motivation strategies
    4. Summary
    5. Self-assessment exercise
  8. Controlling
    1. Introduction
    2. Process of controlling
    3. Types of control
    4. Operating control
    5. Statistical Quality Control (SQC)
    6. Directing
    7. Summary
    8. Self-assessment exercise
  • References
  • Table of Figures
About the Author

Manmohan Joshi