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Management in Government

Management in Government

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Desmond Keeling
December 20, 2019

This title, originally published in 1972, explores the nature of management in an organisation close to Parliament and subject to the pressure of political forces. The author examines the development of thought and practice on management in the civil service in both the United Kingdom and other...

The Emergence of Systematic Management as Shown by the Literature of Management from 1870-1900

The Emergence of Systematic Management as Shown by the Literature of Management from 1870-1900

1st Edition

Joseph Litterer
October 30, 2019

This study, originally published in 1986, is directed to the period before the establishment of scientific management as a recognised movement, in an attempt to answer two basic questions: was there a body of management literature immediately preceding the emergence of scientific management? Did...

Corporate Planning: A Practical Guide

Corporate Planning: A Practical Guide

1st Edition

John Argenti
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1968. Corporate planning is now an established part of management thinking. John Argenti had a large part to play in introducing the technique to British management. His book shows how the manager can apply corporate planning in his own company with a very clear idea of why...

Practical Corporate Planning

Practical Corporate Planning

1st Edition

John Argenti
October 29, 2019

In this book, originally published in 1980, John Argenti deliberately and systematically strips away the sophisticated methods for corporate planning to get down to a practical corporate planning process that works. This accessible book uses no jargon or maths, and will be of interest to students...

Business Decision Making

Business Decision Making

1st Edition

Alan J. Baker
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1981. Risk is a problem which all business decision makers have to cope with. The problem is not insurmountable, however, as there now exist well-established techniques for minimising risk and for calculating which of various available options is the optimal one to pursue....

The New Management Challenge: Information Systems for Improved Performance

The New Management Challenge: Information Systems for Improved Performance

1st Edition

David Boddy, James McCalman, David Buchanan
October 29, 2019

This volume, first published in 1988, examines the challenge to management which is posed by ever more sophisticated applications of information technology. It reports on cases of actual practice, and seeks to draw lessons from these experiences which will be of practical value to managers and...

Management Practice and Mispractice

Management Practice and Mispractice

1st Edition

Samuel Eilon
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1992. The task of management has become increasingly complex in recent years. Chief executives and senior management are confronted with the task of making sense of the multiple factors affecting business systems, and identifying causal relationships in seemingly...

Managing Change

Managing Change

1st Edition

Colin Carnall
October 29, 2019

The purpose of this book, originally published in 1991, is to provide managers with a practical approach to planning and managing significant changes. It will help them to determine the objectives, scope and direction of change and to formulate a structured implementation plan. Managers will learn...

Managing for Profit: The Added Value Concept

Managing for Profit: The Added Value Concept

1st Edition

R. R. Gilchrist
October 29, 2019

In this book, first published in 1971, the author develops and tests a productivity system based on Added Value as the measure of company income and output. The theory behind the system is that the behaviour of a company can best be explained in terms of its need to create an income. From this, it...

Systems Analysis in Business

Systems Analysis in Business

1st Edition

John Graham
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1972. Managers at all levels and management students may all expect to become involved increasingly in the development of computer-based information systems. This book, based upon practical training given to systems analysts, is designed to help managers achieve a route to...

Associations and Consultants: External Aid to Management

Associations and Consultants: External Aid to Management

1st Edition

Stanley Hyman
October 29, 2019

Originally published in 1970. Trade associations and consultants in their many varieties are arguably the most important of our economic organisations. The people that manage those organisations are among the most influential members of modern society. The research reported in this book constitutes...

The Science of Labour and its Organization

The Science of Labour and its Organization

1st Edition

Josefa Ioteyko
October 29, 2019

This study, originally published in 1919, examines certain aspects of industrial psycho-physiology, and explores the importance of the close collaboration between science and industry. The four chapters observe questions of apprenticeship, the manner of the economic working of the body, and the...

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