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Modern Management

Updated edition of this authoritative introduction to management, incorporating theory and practice, with emphasis on the changed Irish and global business environments.

  • Extensively revised, this edition includes:
    • historical and recent developments in the Irish business sector, supported by new data, trends, legislation and policy
    • emphasis on the role of ethics in business and management today, with specific reference to Irish case studies
    • the changed global business environment; its challenges and impact
    • an introduction to change management, its pivotal link with innovation, and it’s strategic role in a rapidly changing business environment.

  • Includes many new case studies, vignettes and bestpractice examples, reflecting today’s workplace in a variety of industries and sectors.

  • Provides practical information and examples in how to apply management theory in a changing and challenging work environment.

  • Engaging examples as well as skill-building and application exercises in each chapter help students understand and apply basic management principles.

Written For:

Management courses at diploma or degree level, and professional examinations with a management module

Out of print



Publication Date

September 2013




Paperback, 384 pages

Country of Origin



Gill Education


1. Management Concepts and Evolution
2. Development of the Irish Business Sector
3. Global Business Environment
4. Ethics
5. Planning and Decision-making
6. Organisational Structure and Design
7. Managing HR
8. Leadership and Motivation
9. Control
10. Change and Innovation


246 x 188 mm


By Siobhan D. Tiernan and Michael J. Morley

Availability Status

Out of print


Dr Siobhán Tiernan is a lecturer in Management/Aviation Management at the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick.

Michael J. Morley is Professor of Management at the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, where he teaches international management. He is the current Chair of the Irish Academy of Management.

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