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  • Paperback: 392 pages
  • Publisher: Pearson; 1 edition (18 Jan. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 027373928X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0273739289
  • Product Dimensions: 19.7 x 1.4 x 26.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 79,753 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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This concise, readable book offers an unparalleled introduction to the theory and practice of management. Packed with examples and questions to catch your interest, it shows how ideas and theories of management relate to the real world.

Principles of Management introduces the themes and functions of management, showing them within the clear framework of planning, organising, leading and controlling. It incorporates the latest research, and uses recent and topical examples of management in practice to bring the topic to life.

This textbook is relevant to students from all subject areas. Whether you are specialising in business, or an engineering student taking a single module in the area, this book will offer you an engaging and clear introduction to management.

Key features to aid your learning include:

  • Case studies from many international organisations, including well-known multinationals, start-up businesses and small to medium sized enterprises.

  • A clear, attractive text design that is easy to read and learn from.

  • Exercises throughout the book inviting you to think critically and reflect on real-life management situations and problems.

  • A focus on key current issues and debates around internationalisation, sustainability, and corporate governance.

About the author

David Boddy is a Research Fellow at the School of Business and Management, University of Glasgow. He is also the author of two other market-leading textbooks by Pearson Education: Managing Information Systems (2009) and Management (2011).

About the Author

David Boddy is a Research Fellow at the School of Business & Management, University of Glasgow. He is also the author of two other market-leading textbooks by Pearson Education: Managing Information Systems (2009) and Management (2011).


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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Jiii on 21 Nov. 2013
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It is in very good quality, of course, I bought a new book.
The delivery was quite fast. I want to give credits for that.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Vera Wei on 11 Feb. 2015
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perfect condition, bit heavy though:)
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