Management Lecture 1

Management Lecture 1 - Todays talk What is Management?...

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Moin-Ul-Atiq Today’s talk What is Management ? Historical Background of management Early Years Approaches includes Classical approach, Human resource approach and quantitative approaches Fredrick's 4 Principles Henry 14 Golden rules Recent Years Integrative Approaches includes Process System Contingency
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Moin-Ul-Atiq What Is Management ? The term refers to the process of getting activities done efficiently and effectively with and via people Coulter Robins 2004 The process of getting activities completed efficiently with and through other people; 2. The process of setting and achieving goals through the execution of five basic management functions: planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling; that utilize human, financial, and material resources. Mark Shead 2009
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Moin-Ul-Atiq Historical Background: Management Organized endeavors or effort directed by people responsible for Planning, organizing , leading and controlling activities have existed for thousands of years. The Egyptian pyramids and the Great Wall of China for instance are tangible evidence that projects of tremendous scope, employing tens of thousands of people, were undertaken well before modern times. The pyramids are particularly interesting example.
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Moin-Ul-Atiq Continued • The construction of a single pyramid occupied more than 100,000 workers for 20 years. Who told each worker what to do? Who ensured that there would be enough stones at the site to keep workers busy? The answer to such questions is manager. • What was to be done organize people and material to do it Regardless of what managers were called at the time someone had to plan what was to be done, organize people and material to do it and direct the workers and impose some controls to ensure that everything was done as planned. So this is all about the management and from recent times the daily routine worked resulted in the modern management.
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Moin-Ul-Atiq Continued These examples from the past demonstrate that organizations have been with us for thousand of years and the management has been practiced for an equivalent period In 1776 Adam Smith published a classical economic doctrine, ‘The wealth of Nations” in which he argued the economic advantages that organizations and society would gain from the division of work, Master Slave Relationship Concept means performance which is based on 2 principles 1. As mentioned above division of labor/ work 2. Replacing humans with machines Smith concluded that Division Of Work increased productivity by increasing each worker's skill dexterity, by saving time, For example an assignment is to be completed by a group of for members
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Moin-Ul-Atiq THE EARLY YEARS Early years : The management divide into 3 approaches: 1. Classical Approach… 1. Human Resource approach 1. Quantitative approach
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Moin-Ul-Atiq THE EARLY YEARS Classical Approach…further divide in2 two approaches
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