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Madras University IDE Syllabus for M.B.A Management Principles - Paper I
This article has the syllabus of M.B.A Management Principles - Paper I of University of Madras IDE. It is for all the first year student of M.B.A Institute of Distance education for University of Madras with reference books needed. Subject Code: PBA 101.
Master of Business Administration
First Year Management Principles - Paper I Syllabus
Management defined – Basic Principles and process of Management – The evolution of Management – The evolution of Management Science.
Planning – Planning as the first step in the process of Management cycle – Basic techniques of Planning – Basic factors involved in planning – Key planning points – Psychological hazards to rational planning – Strategic consideration in planning.
Policy Making – Policy making as a guide in the organization – General policies and specific policies in an organization – Basic areas of policy making.
Need for organization – Organizational hierarchy in large concerns – Top Management organization – Staff units and Committee – Factors to be considered in the establishment of an organization.
Basic division of Functional activities – Methods of grouping activities – Typical patterns used – Use of organizational charts and manuals.
Authority, relationship – Line function and staff – Basics of delegation of responsibility and authority – Centralization and decentralization of authority and the pros and cons of each.
Span and Control – Pros and Cons of narrow and wide spans of control – Optimum span.
Communication – Traits of good communications – Formal and informal channel – Follow up – Standard indoctrination – Explaining why consultative direction links in the chain of command, MIS – Basic.
Co-ordination – Need for co-ordination – Techniques of securing co-ordinations.
Concept of control – Application of the process of control at different levels of management (top, middle and first line). Performance standards – Measurements of performance – Remedial action. An integrated control system in an organization.
Motivation – Determination if behaviour – Employee as a "Total Person" – Primary incentives.
Management by objectives – Management by exception – Decision making theory in management.
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