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The purpose of this book is to provide an introduction to the four essential functions of management. The history of management, managerial decision making as well as business strategy are covered in addition to an in depth exploration of the planning, organizing, leading and controlling roles of the contemporary manager. This text was written with simplicity in mind, and a hyper-focus on the four functions. The intended use of this book is to give students a mastery of these fundamentals to prepare them for their more complex applications in subsequent management courses.
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Lloyd, Robert and Aho, Wayne, "The Four Functions of Management - An essential guide to Management Principles" (2020). Management Open Educational Resources. 1.