Assaignment on Managerial Perspective

In: Business and Management

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Evolution of Management thought

Submitted To:
Dr. Abu Hossain Siddique
Department of International Business,
University of Dhaka

Submitted By:
Aklas Khan Chowdhury
ID: 801413020
Subject: Principles of Management (EIB-506) (Section: B)
12th Batch, EMBA
Department of International Business,
University of Dhaka

Date of submission: April 07, 2014

Despites the inexactness and relative crudity of management theory and science, the development of thought on management dates back to the days when people first attempted to accomplish goals by working together in groups. Although modern operational management theory dates primarily from the twentieth century there was serious thinking and theorizing about managing many years before.

We can see that the many different contributions of writers and practitioners have resulted in different contributions of writers and practitioners have resulted in different approaches to management, and these make up a man management theory jungle. We will first focus on the emergence of management thought, who have made significant contribution in the evaluation of management thought, major contribution are noted.

Definition of Management: Management is the process of designing and maintaining an environment in which individuals, working together in groups, efficiently accomplish selected aims (Koontz and Weihrich 1990, p. 4). In its expanded form, this basic definition means several things. First, as managers, people carry out the managerial functions of planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling. Second, management applies to any kind of organization. Third, management applies to managers at all organizational levels. Fourth, the aim of all managers is the same – to create surplus. Finally, managing is concerned with productivity – this implies…...

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