Higher Education


MGMT: A South-Asian Perspective

Author(s): Chuck Williams | Manas Ranjan Tripathy

ISBN: 9788131520321

Edition: 01st

© Year : 2016


Binding: Paperback

Pages: 596

Trim Size : 279 x 216 mm

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4LTR Press, a Cengage Learning product, is a widely acclaimed concept of learning with a simple approach—creating an innovative teaching and learning solution built around today’s learners and teachers. The idea behind bringing out this series of books is to introduce students and teachers in India to an innovative concept in management studies. Since the launch, 4LTR Press has helped more than 1,800,000 college students at over 2,000 schools succeed worldwide.

MGMT, a 4LTR Press product, takes into account and integrates the inputs from discipline-specific focus groups, conversations, and surveys; and presents the content in a visually-engaging page layout, keeping intact the high-quality content instructors need. It adopts a persuasive visual medium and offers a balanced approach, helping students develop expertise in management by providing a clear presentation of the core concepts and detailing how they impact the everyday practice of business. The book aims at enjoyable reading and easy attention using comprehensive pedagogical features.

  • Systematic and methodical manner of coverage of topics
  • Visually appealing presentation
  • Examples from a variety of sources and real-world examples of how well-executed management principles help create successes and overcome challenges
  • Case studies, group exercises, and discussion questions not only catering to students’ different learning styles but also helping the teachers assess students’ knowledge
  • Chapter review pages at the end of each chapter
  • Rich pedagogical features, such as
  • page-side definitions of important terms
  • learning outcomes
  • multiple choice questions
  • chapter-end exercises

Chapter 1   Management

Chapter 2   History of Management

Chapter 3   Organizational Environments and Cultures

Chapter 4   Ethics and Social Responsibility

Chapter 5   Planning and Decision Making

Chapter 6 Organizational Strategy

Chapter 7  Innovation and Change

Chapter 8  Global Management

Chapter 9 Designing Adaptive Organizations

Chapter 10 Managing Teams

Chapter 11 Managing Human Resource Systems

Chapter 12 Managing Individuals and a Diverse Work Force

Chapter 13 Motivation

Chapter 14 Leadership

Chapter 15 Managing Communication

Chapter 16 Control

Chapter 17 Managing Information

Chapter 18 Managing Service and Manufacturing Operations

Case Studies



Chuck Williams

Manas Ranjan Tripathy

Dr. Manas Ranjan Tripathy taught HR and industrial relations at ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad. He had more than 15 years of combined experience in academics and research. He contributed and reviewed papers for several reputed national and international journals. Professor Tripathy also designed and conducted several behavioral executive development programs for reputed public and private sector organizations. He served on the NIPM jury for National Award for Corporate HR Best Practices. He was a resource person in faculty development programs of national level institutes/ universities.