To make students understand fundamental concepts and principles of management, including the basic roles, skills, and functions of management
To make students knowledgeable of historical development, theoretical aspects and practice applications of managerial process
To understand the basic concepts and theories underlying individual behavior besides developing better insights into one’s own self
To make students aware of Individual behavior in groups, dynamics of groups and team building besides developing a better awareness of how they can be better facilitators for building effective teams as leaders themselves.
No. of Hours
Introduction: Management: Introduction, Definition of management, Nature, Purpose and Functions, Levels of management, Roles of Management/managerial roles, Managerial skills, Management as a science or Art or Profession, Management & Administration, Development of Management thought -1)Early Management Approaches: Scientific Management (F.W.Taylor), Administrative management (Henry Fayol), Human Relations approach (Hawthorne studies) 2)Modern Management approaches- Behavioural, Systems, Quantitative, Contingency.
Planning ,Organizing and Staffing
Planning: Meaning and Nature, Types of Plans and Steps in Planning process. Planning Premises. Decision-making, Process of decision-making.
Organizing: Nature and purpose of organization, Types of organization. Principles of organization ,Centralization Vs Decentralization, authority and responsibility, span of control, MBO and MBE ( meaning)
Staffing:Nature & Importance, Process of Selection and Recruitment..
Directing – Meaning & Nature of directing, Leadership Styles: Autocratic, Democratic, Charismatic, Laissez faire & Participative.
Controlling: Meaning, basic control process. Types of control – feed forward, concurrent and feedback controls. Factors in control effectiveness. .
Organizational Behaviour: Introduction, definition, historical development, fundamental principles of OB, contributing disciplines, challenges and opportunities.
Individual behaviour: Foundations of individual behaviour.
Ability: Intellectual abilities, Physical ability, the role of disabilities.
Personality: Meaning, formation, determinants, traits of personality, big five and MBTI, personality attributes influencing OB.
Perception: Meaning, Process of perception, factors influencing perception.
Learning: definition - theories of learning - some specific organizational applications.
Attitude: Formation, components of attitudes, relation between attitude and behavior
Emotions: meaning, types of emotions, determinants, emotional labour, emotional intelligence
Motivation: Meaning, theories of motivation-needs theory, Herzberg’s two factor theory, Mc Gregor’sTheory X and Y
Group dynamics:types of groups, meetings, teamwork, stages of group formation.
Employee stress: forms, causes, implications, approaches to stress management
Practical components for self -study:
Studying organizational structures of any 10 companies and classifying them into different types of organizations which are studied in Unit 2 and justifying why such structures are chosen by those organizations.
Preparing the leadership profiles of any 5 business leaders and studying their leadership qualities and behaviours with respects to the trait, behavioural and contingency theories studied.
Identifying any five job profiles and listing the various types, abilities required for those jobs and also the personality traits/attributes required for the jobs identified.
Note:Faculty can either identify the organizations/ leaders/jobs or students can be allowed to choose the same.
Principles of Management – PC Tripathi, and P N Reddy – Tata MacGraw Hill.
Essentials of Management-Koontz, 8/e, McGraw Hill
Management: Text and Cases-VSP Rao, Excel Books
MGMT, An Innovative approach to teaching and learning Principles of Management, Chuck Williams, Cengage Publications, 2010
Managementand Behavioural Process, K.Ashwathappa and G. Sudarsana Reddy, Himalaya Publishing House.
Organizational behaviour, Stephen P Robbins, Timothy A. Judge, Neharika Vohra, 14th Edition, Pearson, 2012.
Introduction to OrganisationalBehaviour – Michael Butler, Jaico Publishing House,
Organizational Behaviour - Anada Das Gupta, Biztantra, 2011.
Organizational Behaviour: A modern approach - Arun Kumar and Meenakshi, Vikas Publishing House, 2011.
Organizational Behaviour – Rao V. S. P, Excel BOOKS, 2009.
Masters of Management Thought – MahanandCharati& M MMunshi, Sapna Book House, Bangalore, 2015.
Organizational Behaviour - Fred Luthans, 12/e, McGraw Hill International, 2011.
Management and Organizational Behaviour - Laurie J Mullins, Pearson education
Fundamentals of Organizational Behaviour - Slocum/Hillriegel, Cengene Learning
Organizational Behaviour, Aquinas P. G, Excel Books.
Subject Code: MBA12
No. of Credits: 04
No. of lecture hrs per week: 04
Exam Duration hrs: 03
SEE Marks: 50
Total no. of lecture hrs: 52
CIE Marks: 50
No of self-study hrs per week : 01
To introduce the fundamentals, tools and theories of managerial economics
To orient on micro economic techniques as a decision making process
To understand macro-economic analysis essential for business managers
No. of Hours
Managerial Economics:Meaning, Nature, Scope. & Significance, Uses of Managerial Economics, Objectives and alternative hypothesis of the firm – Law of Demand, Exceptions to the Law of Demand, Elasticity of Demand- Price, Income, Cross and Advertising Elasticity, Uses of Elasticity of Demand for Decision Making, - Demand Forecasting: Meaning and Significance.( Problems on Elasticity of Demand only).
Production Analysis: Concept, Production Function- Total, Average, & Marginal Product –Law of Variable Proportions & ISO-Quants & ISO Costs - Least cost factor combination- Returns to Scale- Economies and Diseconomies of Scale - Technological progress and production function.
Cost and Revenue Profit Functions: Cost Concepts, Fixed and variable costs- Total Cost, Average Cost, Marginal Cost, Opportunity Cost. - Short-run and Long-run Cost Curves
Profits: Determinants of Short-Term & Long Term Profits, Measurement of Profit.
Break Even Analysis- Meaning, Assumptions, determination of BEA, Limitations and Uses of BEA in Managerial Economics. (Problems on BEP)
Market Structure: Perfect Competition: Features, Determination of Price under Perfect Competition - Monopoly: Features, Pricing under Monopoly, Price Discrimination - Oligopoly: Features, Kinked Demand Curve, Cartel, Price Leadership - Monopolistic Competition: Features, Pricing under Monopolistic Competition, Product Differentiation