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Principles and Practices of Management and Organizational Behaviour

Principles and Practices of Management and Organizational Behaviour

First Edition
  • Chandrani Singh - Joint Director- MCA and Placement Head, Sinhgad Institutes Of Business Administration & Research, Pune
  • Aditi Khatri - Freelance Human Resource Consultant and Soft Skills Trainer, Pune
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July 2016 | 456 pages | SAGE Texts

Logically sequenced and lucidly written, this textbook enables the readers to establish and correlate principles and practices of management from organizational perspectives.

Principles and Practices of Management and Organizational Behaviour
 provides a comprehensive insight into the traditional and contemporary approaches of organizational behaviour and their impact on organizational performance in the global era. The meticulously planned chapters offer broad-based explanation of the topics integrated with multiple case studies and examples.

This textbook consists of two broad parts. The first deals with management trends and functions ranging from the traditional era to the contemporary world. The second part explores the behavioural trends of organizations across domains to analyse the measures taken for improved productivity and sustainability.

Key Features

• Case-based approach to deal with theoretical and practical aspects of the subject

• Coverage of course requirements in its entirety in crisp and lucid manner

• Innovative ‘Chapter at a Glance’ feature at the end of each chapter to provide concise content repository for students


Introduction to Management
Evolution of Management Thought
Staffing, Training, and Development
Directing and Controlling
Organizational Behaviour
Understanding and Managing Individual Behaviour
Group and Group Dynamics
Team and Teamwork
Conflict Management
Organizational Development, Culture, and Change
Stress Management


This is a good reference textbook for those who are following the VTU syllabus.

However, the material needs to be supplemented with other resources as the textbook content is quite concise.

Professor Devika Shenoy
Department of Business Administration, Shree Devi Institute of Technology Kenjar
November 17, 2021

Chandrani Singh

Chandrani Singh, currently working in the capacity of Joint Director (MCA) and Placement Head at the Sinhgad Institute of Business Administration and Research, Pune, is an academician of significant stature. Apart from her current administrative and academic role, she also handles the recruitment processes of the techno-management students under the Sinhgad Group of Institutions, Pune. She is also the Cofounder and Director of i-Teknika Services and Solutions, an organization catering information technology (IT)-enabled services to customers. She is instrumental in developing a web-enabled rapid recruitment assessment and training-software... More About Author

Aditi Khatri

Aditi Khatri is a freelance Human Resource (HR) Consultant and a Soft Skills Trainer and has worked with TACO Composites Ltd (a Tata Enterprise), Pune, as Assistant Manager-HR and Tricon Infra Buildtech Pvt Ltd, Pune, as Head-HR, where she has been instrumental in developing HR policies and processes.She joined the Sinhgad Institute of Business Administration and Research, Pune, in the year 2012, in the capacity of Assistant Professor and Training Placement Officer and served the institute for a year-and-half and had carried out during this tenure several academia–industry interaction initiatives.Ms Khatri then went on to set up her own... More About Author

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ISBN: 9789351508953