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PRACTICAL MANAGEMENT

Practical-Management.Com provides free management articles designed for existing or aspiring managers and leaders in the organization. It focuses on effectiveness of information rather than creating an unprocessed knowledgebase, the quality and usability is stressed rather than sheer quantity.   Learn more about this initiative in About-Us.

 

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Organization's External Environment

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What comprises the external environment of an organization? What is environmental uncertainty and how do organizations adapt and control it?

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Functional Vs Divisional Structure

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 Discusses the differences, strengths and weakness of two hierarchical structures of an organization.

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Individual Behavior in Organization

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Organization's size and span of control

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Every organization strives for growth, thereby increasing the management's span of control. But how does the organization size influences the structure of an organization? 

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Leadership Vs Management

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What are the fundamental differences between Leadership and Management? Even though two are used interchangeably in practice, how are they seen in an organization.

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Predicting Success

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Monday, 29 December 2014

Everyone wants to be successful in their goals, but can it be predicted? What constitutes a success and what differentiates it from failure?Learn about a model for predicting success, defines fundamental factors influencing success.

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Motivating the Millennials

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Tuesday, 17 May 2011

Discusses application of motivational theories and transformational leadership to the generational behavior of Millennials

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Employee Motivation

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Tuesday, 04 January 2011

What is employee motivation? This article describes the fundamental theories of employee motivation, intrinsic and extrinsic motivation and factors that influences them.

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Individual Behavior in Organization

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Monday, 26 April 2010

Discusses the important concept of an individual's behavior, it's cognitive psychology and how it affects the manager's task. Read more...

Organizational lifecycle and decline

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Wednesday, 17 March 2010

Discusses the life-cycle of an organization, its growth stages and its eventual decline.

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Defensive Reasoning

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Thursday, 30 October 2008

Most professionals when asked to find flaws or shortcomings in their work often tend to find reasons external to them. Take an example of a typical lesson learnt session of a project, one would...

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Transformational Leadership

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Monday, 29 June 2009

Transformational leadership is a process of transforming the organizational behavior, the culture and the individuals; simultaneously transforming the leader himself.
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Essential Leadership Traits

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Thursday, 30 October 2008

 Explores the Traits theory of leadership, identifies the important traits of successful leaders like ability to inspire and motivate others, establish credibility and long term relationships.

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Lead Vs Manage Quiz

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Wednesday, 06 May 2009

Take the online quiz to determine your ratio of leadership vs management skills.

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Purpose of Leadership

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Wednesday, 13 May 2009

Discusses the most important aspect of leadership, it's purpose.

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Steve Jobs, Apple

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Friday, 01 January 2010

The article studies the leadership qualities of the Apple CEO, Steve Jobs, who was termed as the "CEO of Decade" by fortune magazine.
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