CBSE Class 12 Business Studies Syllabus 2013-2014

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Part A: Principles and Functions of Management

Unit I: Nature and significance of Management 

• Management - concept, objectives and importance

• Management as Science, Art and Profession.

• Levels of management

• Management functions - planning, organising, staffing, directing and controlling.

• Coordination - concept, characteristics and importance.

Unit 2: Principles of Management 

• Principles of Management - concept, nature and significance

• Fayol’s principles of management

• Taylor’s Scientific Management - principles and techniques

Unit 3: Management and Business Environment 

• Business Environment - concept and importance

• Dimensions of Business Environment - Economic, Social, Technological, Political and Lega 

• Impact of Government policy changes on business with special reference to liberalization, privatization and globalisation in India.

Unit 4: Planning

• Concept, importance and limitations

• Planning process

• Single use and Standing Plans - Objectives, Strategy, Policy, Procedure, Method, Rule, Budget and Programme.

Unit 5: Organising

• Concept and importance.

• Organizing Process.

• Structure of organization - functional and divisional.

• Formal and informal organization.

• Delegation: concept, elements and importance.

• Decentralization: concept and importance.

Unit 6: Staffing 

• Concept and importance of staffing

• Staffing as a part of Human Resource Management

• Staffing process :

• Recruitment - sources

• Selection - process

• Training and Development - Concept and importance. Methods of training- on the job and off the job- Induction training, vestibule training, apprenticeship training and internship training.

Unit 7: Directing

• Concept and importance

• Elements of Directing

- Supervision - concept, functions of a supervisor.

- Motivation - concept, Maslow’s hierarchy of needs; Financial and non-financial incentives.

- Leadership - concept, styles - authoritative, democratic and laissen faire.

- Communication - concept , formal and informal communication; barriers to effective communication, how to overcome the barriers.

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