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Oxford University Press
07 November 2013
John Hendry, a leading management scholar, looks at the nature and practice of Management in this Very Short Introduction. Tracing the development of management over the last century, he looks not only at what managers do, but also provides an insight to modern management theory. He considers the influences of national and organizational culture, the relationship between power and domination, managing in different cultures, approaches to management, and at the accountability of managers and morality. This is an ideal introduction for anyone interested in, or studying, business and management. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
By:   John Hendry (Fellow of Girton College Cambridge and Emeritus Professor of Management Henley Business School University of Reading)
Imprint:   Oxford University Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 174mm,  Width: 114mm,  Spine: 9mm
Weight:   138g
ISBN:   9780199656981
ISBN 10:   0199656983
Series:   Very Short Introductions
Pages:   152
Publication Date:   07 November 2013
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

John Hendry has been teaching management for over 25 years. He was Founder Director of the University of Cambridge MBA, Head of the University of Reading Business School and Deputy Dean of Henley Business School, and has also served on the faculties of London Business School, Cranfield School of Management and the Mendoza School of Business at the University of Notre Dame. His research in business strategy and organizations, business ethics and corporate governance has been published in many of the leading management journals. He has worked in large business and accounting firms and the public sector and currently chairs a theatre production company in London's West End.

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