In todayAEs competitive market there is increased pressure to perform aebetterAE in terms of productive output and efficiency. Merely being aware of the basic principles of management as enunciated in textbooks is not adequate. What is required is anMoreIn todayAEs competitive market there is increased pressure to perform aebetterAE in terms of productive output and efficiency. Merely being aware of the basic principles of management as enunciated in textbooks is not adequate.
What is required is an altogether fresh approach, one that is grounded in the realities of the workplace. In this book, Mahurendra Varma focuses on the daily and practical manifestations of management principles. Divided into eleven chapters, the book begins by acquainting the reader with the current management scene in India, as well as its historical development. It also presents new trends in Indian management, including indigenous experiments and innovations.
The author then goes on to provide practical guidelines for improving the essential managerial tasks and skills including motivation, delegation, decision-making, effective communication, the management of workplace relationships, stress management, and time management.
Finally, he emphasizes the importance of competence and character for enduring leadership role. Madhurendra Varma maintains that the final test of a manager is how well developed his or her reflexes are for doing the right things. Written in a very accessible style and focusing on practical and real-life issues, the book is interspersed with interesting boxed items, self-tests, flowcharts, anecdotes, and quotable quotes. Managing More Effectively will be of considerable interest to those in the areas of general management, human resource management, organizational behavior, and personal management.