MG8591- PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT Syllabus 2017 Regulation


MG8591- PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT Syllabus 2017 Regulation

PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT Syllabus 2017 Regulation,MG8591- PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT Syllabus 2017 Regulation

 MG8591                            PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT                            L T P C                                                                                                                             3 0 0 3


  • To enable the students to study the evolution of Management, to study the functions and principles of management and to learn the application of the principles in an organization .

UNIT I INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONS                                                            9

Definition of Management – Science or Art – Manager Vs Entrepreneur – types of managers -managerial roles and skills – Evolution of Management – Scientific, human relations , system and contingency approaches – Types of Business organization – Sole proprietorship, partnership, company-public and private sector enterprises – Organization culture and Environment – Current trends and issues in Management.

UNIT II PLANNING                                                           9

Nature and purpose of planning – planning process – types of planning – objectives – setting objectives – policies – Planning premises – Strategic Management – Planning Tools and Techniques – Decision making steps and process.

UNIT III ORGANISING                                                      9

Nature and purpose – Formal and informal organization – organization chart – organization structure – types – Line and staff authority – departmentalization – delegation of authority – centralization and decentralization – Job Design – Human Resource Management – HR Planning, Recruitment, selection, Training and Development, Performance Management , Career planning and management

UNIT IV DIRECTING                                                         9

Foundations of individual and group behaviour – motivation – motivation theories – motivational techniques – job satisfaction – job enrichment – leadership – types and theories of leadership –communication – process of communication – barrier in communication – effective communication –communication and IT.

UNIT V CONTROLLING                                                   9

System and process of controlling – budgetary and non-budgetary control techniques – use of computers and IT in Management control – Productivity problems and management – control and performance – direct and preventive control – reporting.

                                                                                                      TOTAL: 45 PERIODS


  • Upon completion of the course, students will be able to have clear understanding of managerial functions like planning, organizing, staffing, leading & controlling and have same basic knowledge on international aspect of management


  1. Stephen P. Robbins & Mary Coulter, ―Management, Prentice Hall (India) Pvt. Ltd., 10th Edition, 2009.
  2. JAF Stoner, Freeman R.E and Daniel R Gilbert ―Management, Pearson Education, 6th Edition, 2004.


  1. Stephen A. Robbins & David A. Decenzo & Mary Coulter, ―Fundamentals of Management‖ Pearson Education, 7th Edition, 2011.
  2. Robert Kreitner & Mamata Mohapatra, ― Management, Biztantra, 2008.
  3. Harold Koontz & Heinz Weihrich ―Essentials of management Tata McGraw Hill,1998.
  4. Tripathy PC & Reddy PN, ―Principles of Management, Tata McGraw Hill, 1999


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