Welcome to the Management Thematic site where we will hold our discussions and share ideas.
Using this website
Each week has a separate page- to find the relevant page use the <search> function in the top right hand corner.
To start or join the Discusion Form- click on the <discuss> button at the bottom of each week's page.
Management: an introduction
NormallyFrom 19h to 21h (but see 3/6 and 24/6) on the following dates:
Tuesday 4/05- Principles of Management
Tuesday 11/05- Organisation structure and culture
Wednesday 19/05- Strategic Management
Thursday 3/06- Management decision-making 17h45 to 19h45
Thursday 24/06- The international context of management 17h40 to19h40.
Tuesday 29/06- Leadership, management skills and personal effectiveness
Each week I will ask you to:
Read an article/ articles of c20-30 pages
Answer 2-4 questions with a mini essay – (50-200 words) and email (rf.gesei|sbbig.b#rf.gesei|sbbig.b) these to me.
I will collate these, identify issues raised by the students to discuss in the form and/ or set further questions for your to respond to with a mini essay
I will also introduce issues and questions for debate in the forum section of the website http://managementthematic.wikidot.com/
To provide a grounding in a wide range of management theories and key aspects of management practice.
To introduce both the history and the contemporary context of management work.
To emphasise that management is a multi-faceted and complex activity.
To introduce the concept and practice of the “reflective practioner”.
After completing this course students should:
Be able to identify and explain key management theories.
Be equipped to discuss a range of management activities.
See management as both varied and complicated.
Have acquired the knowledge necessary for development as a “reflective practioner”.