50 Management Ideas You Really Need to Know

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Quercus, Nov 30, 2010 - Business & Economics - 208 pages

The fourth title in the Quercus Ideas You Really Need to Know series demystifies the management concepts that any budding entrepreneur will want to grasp. The 50 bite-sized topics expound the wisdom of the well-known business gurus (from Peters and Porter to Welch and Gates), explain helpful theories and tools (Ansoff's Product/Market grid, the 4Ps, Boston Matrix), expand on management ideas (branding, outsourcing, supply and demand) and cover the latest commercial concepts from the online world.

Clear and concise explanations of the following concepts are included:   Adhocracy                               Art of War                                Balanced Scorecard The Boston Matrix                   Branding                                  Business Process Re-engineering Career Anchor                        Competitive Advantage           Continuous Process Improvement Core Competencies                Customer Relationship            Decentralization Decision Theory                          Management (CRM)           Economic Value Added (EVA) Excellence                               Experience Curve                    Five Structures The Four Ps                            Gap Analysis                            Intellectual Capital Just-in-Time Delivery               Knowledge Management        Lateral Thinking Leadership Theory                  Management by Objectives     Management Science Mergers and Acquisitions        The Mission Statement            Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) Organic Growth                       Outsourcing                             Performance Management Plan Do Check Act (PDCA)     Plan Organize Command        Product/Market Matrix The Psychological Contract          Coordinate Control             Relative Cost Position Risk Analysis                            S Curve                                   Six Sigma Seven S Model                        Stakeholder Analysis               Strategic Intent Supply and Demand                Team Building and                  Theories X, Y and Z Vertical Integration                       Complementary Roles        Value-based Management Yield Management                  Zero-base Planning

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Edward Russell-Walling is a writer and editor, specializing in business and finance.  He has contributed to a wide range of publications, including The Times, the New Statesman and the Financial Times.

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