Principles of Business Management third edition is a foundational text that provides a solid theoretical grounding in general management principles such as leadership, motivation, and control. It emphasizes management functions such as marketing, finance, operations management, and supply chain management, and gives attention to the entrepreneurial process. The textbook also covers topical issues such as ethics in management.

Principles of Business Management third edition is a foundational text that provides a solid theoretical grounding in general management principles such as leadership, motivation, and control. It emphasizes management functions such as marketing, finance, operations management, and supply chain management, and gives attention to the entrepreneurial process. The textbook also covers topical issues such as ethics in management.

Features

  • Critical thinking boxes encourage students to reflect on their learning
  • Glossary of key terms supports learning and offers students a quick reference guide
  • Case studies to illustrate how the theory is applied in real-world contexts
  • End of chapter questions that offer students the opportunity to self assess their knowledge and understanding
  • Revised chapters on financial management and logistics management
  • Financial management chapter includes information on small enterprises
  • Chapter on writing a business plan has been updated and revised
  • New examples and case studies throughout to engage the student.

Part 1: Introduction to business management
1Business and its challenges
2The business environment
Part 2: Management tasks
3The task of management
4Planning
5Organising
6Leading
7Motivating
8Controlling
Part 3: The functional areas of management
9Operations management
10Logistics management
11Financial management
12Employment relations management
13Marketing management
Part 4: Entrepreneurship and the business plan
14Entrepreneurship
15The business plan
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