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Management : a very short introduction / John Hendry.

By: Hendry, John, 1952-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Very short introductions: 368.Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2013Description: xii, 138 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780199656981 (pbk).Other title: Management.Subject(s): Management | Industrial management | Business and ManagementDDC classification: 658 HEN Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Management and managing -- The work of the manager -- Management and authority -- Rationalizing management -- Socializing management -- Individualizing management -- Management across cultures -- Critical perspectives on management -- Management as sense-making -- Management and morality.
Summary: Leading management scholar, John Hendry provides a lively introduction to the nature and practice of management. Tracing its development over the last century, he looks not only at what managers do, but also provides an insight into modern management theory, considering the influences of national and organizational culture, the relationship between power and domination, and managing in different cultures. This is an ideal introduction for anyone interested in, or studying, business and management.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 122-132) and index.

Management and managing -- The work of the manager -- Management and authority -- Rationalizing management -- Socializing management -- Individualizing management -- Management across cultures -- Critical perspectives on management -- Management as sense-making -- Management and morality.

Leading management scholar, John Hendry provides a lively introduction to the nature and practice of management. Tracing its development over the last century, he looks not only at what managers do, but also provides an insight into modern management theory, considering the influences of national and organizational culture, the relationship between power and domination, and managing in different cultures. This is an ideal introduction for anyone interested in, or studying, business and management.

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