Principles of Management – Revised FYBMS Syllabus 2016

Modules at a Glance

Sr. No. Modules No. of Lectures
1 Nature of Management 15
2 Planning and Decision Making 15
3 Organising 15
4 Directing, Leadership, Co-ordination and Controlling 15
Total 60

Principles of Management – Syllabus Overview

Sr. No. Modules / Units
1 Nature of Management
  • Management: Concept, Significance, Role & Skills, Levels of Management, Concepts of PODSCORB, Managerial Grid.
  • Evolution of Management thoughts, Contribution of F.W Taylor, Henri Fayol and Contingency Approach.
2 Planning and Decision Making
  • Planning: Meaning, Importance, Elements, Process, Limitations and MBO.
  • Decision Making: Meaning, Importance, Process, Techniques of Decision Making.
3 Organizing
    • Organizing: Concepts, Structure (Formal & Informal, Line & Staff and Matrix), Meaning, Advantages and Limitations
    • Departmentation:  Meaning, Basis and Significance
    • Span of Control: Meaning, Graicunas Theory, Factors affecting span of ControlCentralization vs Decentralization
  • Delegation: Authority & Responsibility relationship
4 Directing, Leadership, Co-ordination and Controlling
  • Directing: Meaning and Process
  • Leadership: Meaning, Styles and Qualities of Good Leader
  • Co-ordination as an Essence of Management
  • Controlling: Meaning, Process and Techniques
  • Recent Trends:  Green Management  & CSR

Reference Books for Subject: Principles of Management

Principles of Management
  • Principles of Management , Ramasamy , Himalya Publication , Mumbai
  • Principles of Management , Tripathi Reddy , Tata Mc Grew Hill
  • Management Text & Cases , VSP Rao , Excel Books, Delhi
  • Management Concepts and OB , P S Rao & N V Shah , AjabPustakalaya
  • Essentials of Management , Koontz II & W , Mc. Grew Hill , New York
  • Principles of Management-Text and Cases –Dr..M.SakthivelMurugan, New Age Publications


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