Management I


The sum of the teaching material can be found on the following page on E-class: https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/KOM06226/.

Course description

The course concerns the study and understanding of socio-economic organizations’ management and its application in today’s firms. It aims to familiarize and train the student in the wide range of modern management concepts and functions from an introductory perspective.

Learning outcomes

This course’s attendance will give students the necessary abilities to:

  • Get acquainted with the historical development of the theory and practice of management science.
  • Understand the significance of effective designing and planning.
  • Assimilate modern methods of job description and organization of the firm’s activities.
  • Learn the processes of staffing, management, leadership, and motivation of the firm’s human resources.
  • Know and participate in constructing economically-optimal methods of management control, coordination, and communication.
  • Understand the overall cycle of systematic business adaptation in today’s conditions of globalization.

General skills

  • The students will acquire the skill of understanding the fundamental economic problem, which, in conditions of limited resources and numerous needs, requires searching for the best possible management solutions.
  • They will know how to manage the available resources efficiently in socio-economic organizations.
  • They will gain knowledge in doing both autonomous and teamwork.

Course contents

  1. Introduction to economics and management
  2. The meaning of business and its functions
  3. The evolution of management science
  4. Latest streams of thought in management science
  5. The external business environment
  6. The internal business environment and Stra.Tech.Man synthesis
  7. Decision making
  8. Goal setting and planning
  9. Budget management
  10. The organization, staffing, and management of human resources
  11. Audit, communication, coordination, and business knowledge
  12. Dynamics of globalization and the firms operating in Greece
  13. Revisiting the course’s content and recapitulation

Bibliography

Required textbooks (In Greek)

  • Η δυναμική της παγκοσμιοποίησης και οι επιχειρήσεις στην Ελλάδα
    Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 11560
    Έκδοση: 1η έκδ./2006
    Συγγραφείς: Βλάδος Χάρης
    ISBN: 978-960-218-467-7
    Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα
    Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΚΡΙΤΙΚΗ ΑΕ
  • Διοίκηση επιχειρήσεων
    Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 68379703
    Έκδοση: 2η έκδ./2017
    Συγγραφείς: Robbins Stephen P., Decenzo David A., Coulter Mary
    ISBN: 978-960-586-188-9
    Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα
    Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΚΡΙΤΙΚΗ ΑΕ
  • Εισαγωγή στο Management 2η έκδοση
    Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 77107313
    Έκδοση: 2/2018
    Συγγραφείς: Schermerhorn R. John Jr., Bachrach G. Daniel
    ISBN: 9789925563098
    Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα
    Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): BROKEN HILL PUBLISHERS LTD

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