• MGMT2005
  • Managing the Organisation

  • Credits (ECTS): 5
  • Accounting and Finance

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Module Description

Managing the Organisation introduces students to the concepts, theories and practices of effective management central to the successful operation of an enterprise. In particular, the syllabus aims to provide students with a knowledge and understanding of the management of people in organisations within both national and international business environments.

Indicative Syllabus

Introduction to Management:
Different forms of organisations. History of management theory & introduction to contemporary issues in management.
The Environmental context of Management:
The organisation and its environment. The global environment. Competing in a global economy. The multicultural environment. Ethics in business.
The Planning and Decision making Process:
The planning and decision making process. The corporate planning process. The concept of competitive advantage. Strategy explained (Functional, Business and Corporate strategies). Decision making and problem solving.
The Leading Process:
Individual behaviour in organisations. Teams in organisations. Employee motivation and performance. Leadership and interpersonal relations. Conflict and conflict resolution in organisations.
The Organising Process:
Designing and grouping jobs. Authority and reporting relationships. Co-ordination of activities. Managing organisation design.
The Controlling Process:
Types of control. Managing control in organisations. Operations, quality and productivity control. Managing information.

Total Contact Teaching Hours:36

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