Articles on Management Basics

What is Management ?

All organizations - business, political, cultural or social are involved in management because it is the management which helps and directs the various efforts towards a definite purpose. Lets discuss about various definitions of management and its use in an organisation.

Management as a Process

As a process, management refers to a series of inter-related functions. Management as a process consists of three parts - social process, integrating process and continuous process.

Management as an Activity

Management as an activity includes - informational activities, decisional activities and inter-personal activities. Lets discuss all these 3 activities in detail.

Management as a Discipline

Management as a discipline refers to that branch of knowledge which is connected to study of principles and practices of basic administration.

Management as a Group

Management as a Group

Management as a Science

Management as a Science

Management as an Art

Management as an Art

Management as a Profession

Management as a Profession

Features of Management

Features of Management

Levels of Management

Levels of Management is a line of demarcation between various managerial positions. There are 3 levels of management. The levels of management determines the amount of authority and status enjoyed by any managerial position.

Objectives of Management

Objectives of Management

Importance of Management

Importance of Management

Management and Administration

Management and Administration

Functions of Management

Different experts have classified functions of management in different manner. The article discusses in detail about the 5 basic functions of management, which are - planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling.

Co-ordination - Introduction

Co-ordination is the unification, integration, synchronization of the efforts of group members so as to provide unity of action in the pursuit of common goals.

Co-ordination and Co-operation

Coordination and Cooperation

Management Principles

Management Principles are the statements of fundamental truth based on logic which provides guidelines for managerial decision making and actions. There are 14 Principles of Management decsrcibed by Henry Fayol

Management Principles - Features

Features of Principles of Management

Importance of Management Principles

Importance of Management Principles

How Management Functions are Performed at Coca Cola

The four functions of management viz. planning, organizing, leading, and controlling form the foundation and the skeleton on which the organizational processes pivot on. This article is about these functions in the globally recognized leader in the food and beverages industry, Coca-Cola.

Scientific Management - Introduction

Scientific Management by Taylor

Principles of Scientific Management

The article discusses in detail the 6 main principles of scientific management.

Techniques of Scientific Management

Techniques of Scientific Management

Criticism of Scientific Management

Criticism of Scientific Management

Taylor and Fayol

Study of Fayol and Taylor

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