An examination, planning and control & the management process, to better performance and profitability or: The management process to improve performance for better profitability

Chiu, John (2009) An examination, planning and control & the management process, to better performance and profitability or: The management process to improve performance for better profitability. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

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Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Keywords: Social science research methodologies, Mode 2 research methodology, M2 research mode, Research process, Management research methodology, Research tools, Decision making, Historical perspective of decision making in management, Academic and economic perspective, Models of decision making, Framework of decision making in management, Critical influencing factors, Culture and value, Risk management, Yin Yang, Wicked problems, SWOT, SMART, Portfolio technique, Porter, Competitive strategy, Competitive advantage, Cost raising strategy, Barrier, Boyd’s cycle, Art of War, Resources based view, RBV, Mintzberg, 10 Schools of thoughts of strategic management, Change management, Knowledge management, Learning organization, Systems theory, System intervention, SI, Organization development intervention, OD, Organization Structure, Matrix organization, Work breakdown structure, Project management, Kaizen, Concept of Lean, The Toyota Way, Continuous improvement, House of Lean, Lean thinking, Kaizen Blitz, Business Process Re-engineering, BPR, Total Quality Management, TQM, Lewin, Covey, Balanced Scorecard, Strategic planning, Strategic management, Planning and control, Management control, Operating activities, Strategic decision management structure, Linking strategy and operation, Strategy formulation, Strategy implementation, Strategy evaluation, Cost leadership, Differentiation, Value chain, Strato-Operation Management Model, SOMM, Process introducing changes, Means ensuring success of change, Systems map, Situation Analysis, Objective tree, Strategy map
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD61 Risk Management
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
U Military Science > U Military Science (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Colleges/Schools: College of Social Sciences > Adam Smith Business School > Management
College of Social Sciences > Adam Smith Business School
Supervisor's Name: Southern, Dr. Geoffrey and Macbeth, Prof. Douglas and Paton, Prof. Robert A.
Date of Award: 2009
Depositing User: mr John Chiu
Unique ID: glathesis:2009-850
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2009
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2012 13:27
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/850

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