“This book titled Strategic Management and Business Policy is an ideal textbook for students studying management for the first time, whether at undergraduate or graduate programs, covering all of the functional areas and processes of management, i.e., Planning, Organizing, Staffing, Directing, Controlling, etc. It provides a framework for students to understand the inter-relatedness of the different aspects of management and how they robust as one in the business organization. The primary objective of this book is to present prologue to the theory and practice of management and it is a base for a number of important undergraduate or graduate studies in India. A lot of credentials substantiate the educational worth of the content. All the presented methods, examples and cases are truthful and were momentarily accessible.
The secondary objective of the book is to facilitate the reader to answer the decision-making troubles that confront managers in the public, cooperative and private sectors. Exhaustive subject matter covered in this inclusive book, namely Management and Organizations, Management History including Pioneering Indian Contribution to Management, Lessons and Thoughts from Vedas, Puranas, Upanishads,
Ramayana, Mahabharata and its Application to Modern Era, Organizational Structure and Design, Organizational Culture and Environment, Social Responsibility and Managerial Ethics, Marketing Management, Financial Management, Production Management, Human Resource Management and Strategic Management.
This book endows with twin considerations; student as well as manager, where students should get conceptual lucidity concerning management thoughts and manager’s job engross planning for the potential by anticipating changes in the external environment, organizing people into groups, allocating resources to them and motivating them to conquer organizational objective. High-quality management is indispensable for any business organization, be it a government agency, a non-profit organization or an industrial firm, if it is to achieve its objectives. In this book, all major criteria have been mentioned with comprehensive illustrations and examples.”
“Dr. Vijay Pithadia cleared 15 years of teaching experience in three states: Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat, and 6 years of industry experience in the Electronics Engineering and Managerial areas from 1990 to 1997. He obtained his Electronics Engineering qualification (CPST) from INTRIN, Master of Commerce (Business) from the Department of Commerce and Business Administration, Saurashtra University, Rajkot. He cleared MBA (HRM) from Alagappa University with first class marks and Doctorate in Management from the Department of Business Management, Saurashtra University, Rajkot.
Dr. Pithadia’s more than 50 papers have been published at international level online journal. His more than 45 papers have been published in national/state level referred (ISBN/ISSN) print journals. He has completed 45 international, national and state level conferences and seminars. He acted as Chairperson for Technical Session-1 at National Level Seminar Organized by P. G. Department of Finance and Management, VISWASS, Bhubaneswar, India during October 2009. He acted as Resource Person for Technical Session – IV at National Conference on ‘Recent Trends in Accounting’ organized by Department of Commerce, Periyar University, Salem and Salem Chapter of Indian Accounting Association, Salem, India, during 29th March 2007. He acted as Chairperson for technical session at National Seminar on ‘Gender Budgeting and Women Empowerment’ on 8th and 9th August 2009, sponsored by Planning Commission, Government of India, New Delhi Organized by Supath Gramodhyog Sansthan, Himmatnagar at Gujarat Vidyapeeth, Ahmedabad.
Presently, Dr. Vijay Pithadia is working as Director at Smt. S. H. Gajera MBA Mahila College, Amreli. Dr. Pithadia also worked as an Expert Member and Resource Person in various Indian universities, i.e., Cochin University of Science & Technology; Kochi, Periyar University, Salem; Karpagam University, Coimbatore and Singhania University, Rajasthan. He is a Life Member of Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) New Delhi, and Indian Accounting Association (IAA) Ujjain. He is a Member of All India Management Association (AIMA) New Delhi. He is a Expert Panel Member of DOEACC Society (Department of Electronics Accredited Courses on Computer Science), Ministry of ICT, Government of India, New Delhi. He is also Associate Editor of Journal of Commerce & IT Jaipur (ISSN Journal), Executive Board Member of National HRD Network (NHRDN), Hyderabad and Member of Kutch Saurashtra Productivity Council (KSPC), Rajkot.