MANAGEMENT SCIENCE Syllabus of Jntu III year B.Tech II semester Chemical Engineering

III Year B.Tech. Ch.E. II Sem T P C
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Unit I: Introduction to Management: Concepts of Management and organization- Nature and Importance
of Management, Functions of Management, Taylor’s Scientific Management Theory, Fayol’s
Principles of Management, Maslow’s Theory of Human Needs, Douglas McGregor’s Theory X
and Theory Y, Herzberg’s Two-Factor Theory of Motivation, Systems Approach to Management,
Leadership Styles, Social responsibilities of Management.
Unit II: Designing Organisational Structures: Basic concepts related to Organisation - Departmentation
and Decentralisation, Types of mechanistic and organic structures of organisation (Line
organization, Line and staff organization, functional organization, Committee organization, matrix
organization, Virtual Organisation, Cellular Organisation, team structure, boundaryless
organization, inverted pyramid structure, lean and flat organization structure) and their merits,
demerits and suitability.
Unit III: Operations Management: Principles and Types of Plant Layout-Methods of production (Job, batch
and Mass Production), Work Study -Basic procedure involved in Method Study and Work
Measurement-Statistical Quality Control: X chart, R chart, c chart, p chart, (simple Problems),
Acceptance Sampling, Deming’s contribution to quality.
Unit IV: A) Materials Management: Objectives, Need for Inventory control, EOQ, ABC Analysis, Purchase
Procedure, Stores Management and Stores Records - Supply Chain Management
B) Marketing: Functions of Marketing, Marketing Mix, Marketing Strategies based on Product
Life Cycle., Channels of distribution.
Unit V: Human Resources Management (HRM): Concepts of HRM, HRD and Personnel Management and
Industrial Relations (PMIR), HRM vs. PMIR, Basic functions of HR Manager: Manpower
planning, Recruitment, Selection, Training and Development, Placement, Wage and Salary
Administration, Promotion, Transfer, Separation, Performance Appraisal, Grievance Handling
and Welfare Administration, Job Evaluation and Merit Rating.
Unit VI: Project Management (PERT/CPM): Network Analysis, Programme Evaluation and Review
Technique (PERT), Critical Path Method (CPM), Identifying critical path, Probability of
Completing the project within given time, Project Cost Analysis, Project Crashing. (simple
Unit VII: Strategic Management: Mission, Goals, Objectives, Policy, Strategy, Programmes, Elements of
Corporate Planning Process, Environmental Scanning, SWOT Analysis, Steps in Strategy
Formulation and Implementation, Generic Strategy alternatives.
Unit VIII: Contemporary Management Practices: Basic concepts of Just-In-Time (JIT) System, Total
Quality Management (TQM), Six sigma and Capability Maturity Model (CMM) Levels, Value
Chain Analysis,Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Performance Management, Business
Process outsourcing (BPO), Business Process Re-engineering and Bench Marking,
Balanced Score Card.
Text Book:
1. Aryasri: Management Science, TMH, New Delhi.
Reference Books:
1. Kotler Philip & Keller Kevin Lane: Marketing Mangement 12/e, PHI, 2007
2. Koontz & Weihrich: Essentials of Management, 6/e, TMH, 2007
1. Thomas N.Duening & John M.Ivancevich Management—Principles and Guidelines, Biztantra,2007.
2. Kanishka Bedi, Production and Operations Management, Oxford University Press, 2007.
3. Memoria & S.V.Ganker, Personnel Management, Himalaya, 25/e, 2007
4. Schermerhorn: Management, Wiley, 2007.
5. Parnell: Strategic Management, Biztantra,20073.
6. L.S.Srinath: PERT/CPM,Affiliated East-West Press, 2007.
Pre-requisites: Managerial Economics
Objective: To familiarize with the process of management and to provide basic insights into select
contemporary management practices.
Codes/Tables: Normal Distribution Function Table need to be permitted into the
examination Hall.
Question Paper Pattern: 5 Questions to be ans


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