About the BookThe Civil Services Main Examination is designed to test the academic talent of the aspirant, as also his/her ability to present his/her knowledge in a clear and coherent manner. The Main Examination is intended to assess the overall intellectual traits and depth of understanding of candidates, not just the range of their information and memory.
The candidate is required to make a study of the concept and development of Management as science and art drawing upon the contributions of leading thinkers of Management and apply the concepts to the real life of government and business decision-making, keeping in view the changes in the strategic and operative environment.
Business Management is comprised of six separate branches, viz. Human Resource Management, Operations Management, Strategic Management, Marketing Management, Financial Management, and Information Technology Management, responsible for Management Information System (MIS). All these aspects of Management form part of the syllabus prescribed by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for Main Examination in Management for Paper I, viz. Managerial Function and Process; Organizational Behaviour and Design; Human Resource Management; Accounting for Managers; Financial Management; and Marketing Management.
The book has been designed according to the prescribed syllabus. It will ably serve the needs of those preparing for Civil Services Main Examination in Management, Paper I. It is a comprehensive book, dealing with almost every important topic relating to various aspects of Management. The concepts and applications have been explained in simple language and lucid manner for easy understanding by the readers. It will also benefit those preparing for other competitive examinations with Management as a subject, as well as the students pursuing various courses in Management. To the business professionals and entrepreneurs who wish to know about different aspects and applications of Management, it will provide for a richly rewarding reading.About the Author/sK. Natesa Priya had been a member of the Editorial team at Atlantic Publishers and Distributors (P) Ltd. that writes and edits textbooks on various subjects. She holds two master’s degrees, one a Master in Journalism and Mass Communication (MJMC), and the other a Master in Business Administration (MBA), both obtained from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar.
She has co-authored a book entitled Business Organisation and Management.