BOOK REVIEW
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Jan 31 - Feb 06, 2005
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Title: MANAGEMENT: Text & Cases
2005 Edition
Authored By: Prof. Dr. Khawaja Amjad Saeed
M. Com; L.Lb (Punjab), MBA (Lebanon), Ph. D (USA), FCMA, FCA, Principal, Hailey College of Banking & Finance
University of the Punjab, Lahore.
Email: professor@kamjadsaeed. edu.pk
website: www.kamjadsaeed.edu.pk
Foreword By: Prof. Danishmand
Director, Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi University Campus, Karachi.
Published By: Institute of Business Management
GPO Box 1164, Lahore.
Tel: 0092-42-7110150, Fax: 0092-42-7323087
Contact Person: Mr. Abdul Ghaffar Naeem, Manager.

Prof. Dr. Khawaja Amjad Saeed has been serving with dedication and commitment for the last 47 years at home and abroad. He has authored over thirty books and his latest one is Management: Text & Cases. Spread over 360 pages, this unique book is a positive response to contribution to management in developing countries in general and Pakistan in particular. The book has been printed in a neat and transparent manner in paper back edition. Its constituents are under:

Section I: Text—21 Chapters

This contains lucid analysis of basic concepts of management covering:

Management as a Discipline, Schools of Management Thought, Manager's Role and Impact of External Environment, Corporate Planning, Deposit, Credit and Profit Planning, Organizing as Part of Management, Line & Staff Authority Relationships, Decentralization and Delegation, Functional Specialization, Staffing, Motivation, Leadership, Communication, Controlling, Feedback and Control Mechanism, Special Control Techniques, Management Information System, Organizational Conflicts and Their Resolutions, Islamic Approach to Management, Total Quality Management, Case Study Approach.

Each Chapter ends up with selected model questions (descriptive and objective) with suggested answers.

Section II: Selected Six (6) Articles by the Author

This section contains article authored by Prof. Dr. Khawaja Amjad Saeed on contemporary issues in Management on Human Resource Management and Development, Sharing Productivity Gains: A Survey of Incentive Plans Globally Practised, Knowledge Management: Some Dimensions, The Rise of Re-engineering, Promoting CSR: What Needs to be done.

Section III: Cases for Analysis

Twelve (12) cases authored by South Asian Scholars and edited by Prof. Dr. Khawaja Amjad Saeed have been included in the book covering themes such as Decision Making, Entrepreneurship, Personnel Management, Industrial Relations, Managing Change, Strategic Management.

 

 

The book will greatly benefit wide sections of civil and military segments, students pursuing management courses (B.Com., BBA, BBIT, MBA, MPA, MBE, M.Com. and related disciplines), serving business executives, management consultants and scholars pursuing professional careers in engineering, medicines, medicines, art and science, quality management, Chartered/Cost & Management Accountants, Chartered Manager, Chartered/Corporate Secretaries, Banking, Insurance and other related sections. Readers are strongly recommended to buy the book and be real beneficiaries to increase their existing stock of knowledge, improvise their skills and change their attitudes toward achieving economy, efficiency and effectiveness.

Indeed this book is a positive and forward looking step for accelerating Managerial Revolution to usher in an era of productivity at micro-level and prosperity at macro-level.

We congratulate the author for his glorious effort and hope that he will continue his effort in serving the readers in future too.