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Management: A Very Short Introduction By John Hendry (Fellow of Girton College, Cambridge and Emeritus Professor of Management, Henley Business School, University of Reading)

Summary

In this Very Short Introduction, John Hendry provides a lively introduction to the nature and principles of management. Tracing its development over the past century, Hendry looks not only at the jobs managers do today and their place in the culture of work, but also provides an insight into modern management theory.

Management: A Very Short Introduction Summary

Management: A Very Short Introduction by John Hendry (Fellow of Girton College, Cambridge and Emeritus Professor of Management, Henley Business School, University of Reading)

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 considers the 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. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

About John Hendry (Fellow of Girton College, Cambridge and Emeritus Professor of Management, Henley Business School, University of Reading)

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 Business at the University of Notre Dame. His research in business strategy and organizations, business ethics and corporate governance has been published in many of the leading management journals. He has worked in large business and accounting firms and the public sector and currently chairs a theatre production company in London's West End.

Table of Contents

PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; PART 1: INTRODUCING MANAGEMENT; PART II: THE EVOLUTION OF MANAGEMENT: THEORY AND PRACTICE; PART III: MANAGEMENT IN CONTEXT; REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING; INDEX

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GOR007091175
9780199656981
0199656983
Management: A Very Short Introduction by John Hendry (Fellow of Girton College, Cambridge and Emeritus Professor of Management, Henley Business School, University of Reading)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2013-11-30
152
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