GUIDE TO FUNCTIONAL-AREA READINGS



Eighteen functional-area reading curricula are outlined below. Items listed beneath each heading represent titles of specific essays in the EoM .

1. CORPORATE PLANNING
AND STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

Aggregate Planning

Brainstorming

Business Continuity Planning

Business Plan

Capacity Planning

Decision Making

Decision Rules and Decision Analysis

Decision Support Systems

Diversification Strategy

Divestment

Downsizing and Rightsizing

Economies of Scale and Economies of Scope

Exporting and Importing

Franchising

Free Trade Agreements and Trading Blocs

Futuring

Gap Analysis

Generic Competitive Strategies

Globalization

Goals and Goal Setting

Group Decision Making

Location Strategy

Macroenvironmental Forces

Make-or-Buy Decisions

Manufacturing Resources Planning

Market Share

Mergers and Acquisitions

Miles and Snow Typology

Multiple-Criteria Decision Making

New Product Development

Open and Closed Systems

Operations Strategy

Opportunity Cost

Order-Winning and Order-Qualifying Criteria

Porter's 5-Forces Model

Product Life Cycle and Industry Life Cycle

Production Planning and Scheduling

Strategic Planning Failure

Strategic Planning Tools

Strategy Formulation

Strategy Implementation

Strategy in the Global Environment

Strategy Levels

SWOT Analysis

Synergy

Zero-Based Budgeting

2. EMERGING TOPICS IN MANAGEMENT

Activity-Based Costing

Affirmative Action

Angels and Venture Capitalists

Artificial Intelligence

Assessment Centers

Balanced Scorecard

Bar Coding and Radio Frequency Identification

Business Continuity Planning

Business Process Reengineering

Cafeteria Plan—Flexible Benefits

Cellular Manufacturing

Chaos Theory

Coalition Building

Complexity Theory

Concurrent Engineering

Consulting

Contingency Approach to Management

Contingent Workers

Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning Trends

Corporate Governance

Corporate Social Responsibility

Creativity

Customer Relationship Management

Decision Support Systems

Diversity

Electronic Commerce

Electronic Data Interchange and Electronic Funds Transfer

Empathy

Empowerment

Enterprise Resource Planning

Entrepreneurship

Ergonomics

Ethics

Expatriates

Expert Systems

Five S Framework

Flexible Spending Accounts

Futuring

Government-University-Industry Partnerships

Handheld Computers

Health Savings Accounts

Human Resource Information Systems

Innovation

Instant Messaging

Intellectual Property Rights

Intrapreneurship

Longitudinal Scenarios

Multiple-Criteria Decision Making

Non-Compete Agreements

Outsourcing and Offshoring

Popular Press Management Books

Quality of Work Life

Robotics

Spirituality in Leadership

Succession Planning

Telecommunications

Vendor Rating

Women and Minorities in Management

Work-Life Balance

3. ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Angels and Venture Capitalists

Balance Sheets

Brainstorming

Break-Even Point

Budgeting

Business Plan

Business Structure

Cafeteria Plan—Flexible Benefits

Case Method of Analysis

Cash Flow Analysis and Statements

Competitive Advantage

Consumer Behavior

Cost Accounting

Creativity

Customer Relationship Management

Diversification Strategy

Domestic Management Societies and Associations

Due Diligence

Economics

Economies of Scale and Economies of Scope

Effectiveness and Efficiency

Financial Issues for Managers

Financial Ratios

First-Mover Advantage

Futuring

Gap Analysis

Generic Competitive Strategies

Income Statements

Initial Public Offering

Innovation

Intellectual Property Rights

International Business

International Management Societies and Associations

Intrapreneurship

Inventory Management

Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances

Knowledge Management

Knowledge Workers

Leveraged Buyouts

Licensing and Licensing Agreements

Location Strategy

Macroenvironmental Forces

Make-or-Buy Decisions

Market Share

Marketing Concept and Philosophy

Marketing Research

Miles and Snow Typology

Mission and Vision Statements

New Product Development

Non-Compete Agreements

Organizational Development

Outsourcing and Offshoring

Patents and Trademarks

Planning

Poison Pill Strategies

Popular Press Management Books

Porter's 5-Forces Model

Pricing Policy and Strategy

Problem Solving

Process Management

Product Design

Product Life Cycle and Industry Life Cycle

Profit Sharing

Research Methods and Processes

Resumes and Cover Letter Trends

Scenario Planning

Securities and Exchange Commission

Shareholders

Stakeholders

Strategic Planning Tools

Strategy Levels

Succession Planning

SWOT Analysis

Synergy

Technology Transfer

Value Creation

Venture Capital

Virtual Organizations

4. FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
AND ACCOUNTING ISSUES

Activity-Based Costing

Angels and Venture Capitalists

Balance Sheets

Balanced Scorecard

Break-Even Point

Budgeting

Business Continuity Planning

Capacity Planning

Cash Flow Analysis and Statements

Corporate Social Responsibility

Cost Accounting

Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis

Debt vs. Equity Financing

Domestic Management Societies and Associations

Due Diligence

Economics

Electronic Data Interchange and Electronic Funds Transfer

Employee Benefits

Employee Compensation

Executive Compensation

Financial Issues for Managers

Financial Ratios

Flexible Spending Accounts

Health Savings Accounts

Income Statements

Initial Public Offering

Internal Auditing

International Management Societies and Associations

International Monetary Fund

Inventory Types

Leveraged Buyouts

Licensing and Licensing Agreements

Make-or-Buy Decisions

Management Control

Nonprofit Organizations

Opportunity Cost

Patents and Trademarks

Profit Sharing

Purchasing and Procurement

Risk Management

Securities and Exchange Commission

Stakeholders

Succession Planning

Venture Capital

Zero-Based Budgeting

5. GENERAL MANAGEMENT

Aggregate Planning

The Art and Science of Management

Autonomy

Balanced Scorecard

Brainstorming

Budgeting

Business Plan

Business Structure

Chain of Command Principle

Communication

Competitive Advantage

Competitive Intelligence

Contingency Approach to Management

Contingent Workers

Continuous Improvement

Corporate Governance

Corporate Social Responsibility

Creativity

Decision Making

Delegation

Diversity

Divestment

Downsizing and Rightsizing

Economics

Effectiveness and Efficiency

Electronic Commerce

Empowerment

Financial Issues for Managers

Financial Ratios

Forecasting

Generic Competitive Strategies

Globalization

Goals and Goal Setting

Human Resource Management

Innovation

International Cultural Differences

International Management

Knowledge Management

Leadership Styles and Bases of Power

Leadership Theories and Studies

Line-and-Staff Organizations

Logistics and Transportation

Management Control

Management Functions

Management Information Systems

Management Science

Management Styles

Management Thought

Managing Change

Mission and Vision Statements

Motivation and Motivation Theory

Operations Management

Organization Theory

Organizational Analysis and Planning

Organizational Behavior

Organizational Chart

Organizational Culture

Organizational Learning

Organizational Structure

Organizational Development

Organizing

Participative Management

Patents and Trademarks

Pioneers of Management

Planning

Process Management

Quality and Total Quality Management

Reactive vs. Proactive Change

Strategy Formulation

Strategy Implementation

Strategy in the Global Environment

Strategy Levels

Succession Planning

Training Delivery Methods

Trends in Organizational Change

6. HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

Affirmative Action

Apprenticeship Programs

Artificial Intelligence

Assessment Centers

Attribution Theory

Autonomy

Body Language

Brainstorming

Cafeteria Plan—Flexible Benefits

Chain of Command Principle

Coalition Building

Communication

Contingent Workers

Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning Trends

Creativity

Discrimination

Diversity

Downsizing and Rightsizing

Electronic Data Interchange and Electronic Funds Transfer

Empathy

Employee Assistance Programs

Employee Benefits

Employee Compensation

Employee Evaluation and Performance Appraisals

Employee Handbook and Orientation

Employee Recruitment

Employee Screening and Selection

Employment Law and Compliance

Empowerment

Ergonomics

Executive Compensation

Flexible Spending Accounts

Group Dynamics

Health Savings Accounts

Human Resource Information Systems

Human Resource Management

International Cultural Differences

Japanese Management

Job Analysis

Knowledge Workers

Listening

Meeting Management

Mentoring

Morale

Motivation and Motivation Theory

Nepotism

Non-Compete Agreements

Organizational Behavior

Organizational Chart

Organizational Culture

Performance Measurement

Personality and Personality Tests

Professional Readings for Managers

Quality of Work Life

Reinforcement Theory

Resumes and Cover Letter Trends

Safety in the Workplace

Sensitivity Training

Stress

Succession Planning

Sweatshops

Task Analysis

Teams and Teamwork

Theory X and Theory Y

Theory Z

Time Management

Training Delivery Methods

Videoconferencing

Virtual Organizations

Women and Minorities in Management

Work-Life Balance

7. INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY

Artificial Intelligence

Bar Coding and Radio Frequency Identification

Communication

Competitive Intelligence

Complexity Theory

Computer Networks

Computer Security

Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing

Computer-Integrated Manufacturing

Data Processing and Data Management

Decision Making

Decision Rules and Decision Analysis

Decision Support Systems

Delegation

Electronic Commerce

Electronic Data Interchange and Electronic Funds Transfer

Experience and Learning Curves

Expert Systems

Forecasting

Handheld Computers

Innovation

The Internet

Knowledge Management

Knowledge Workers

Management Information Systems

Product Design

Program Evaluation and Review Technique and Critical Path Method

Project Management

Robotics

Technological Forecasting

Technology Management

Technology Transfer

Telecommunications

Virtual Organizations

8. INTERNATIONAL/GLOBAL
MANAGEMENT

Apprenticeship Programs

Competitive Advantage

Contingent Workers

Diversity

European Union

Expatriates

Exporting and Importing

First-Mover Advantage

Franchising

Free Trade Agreements and Trading Blocs

Futuring

Globalization

International Business

International Cultural Differences

International Management

International Management Societies and Associations

International Monetary Fund

International Organization for Standards

Japanese Management

Licensing and Licensing Agreements

Location Strategy

Macroenvironmental Forces

Outsourcing and Offshoring

Patents and Trademarks

Popular Press Management Books

Professional Readings for Managers

Profit Sharing

Strategy in the Global Environment

Sweatshops

Transnational Organization

Value-Added Tax

Vendor Rating

Virtual Organizations

World-Class Manufacturer

9. LEADERSHIP

The Art and Science of Management

Assessment Centers

Attribution Theory

Business Continuity Planning

Communication

Contingency Approach to Management

Corporate Governance

Corporate Social Responsibility

Delegation

Domestic Management Societies and Associations

Entrepreneurship

Executive Compensation

Expert Systems

Goals and Goal Setting

Human Resource Management

International Management Societies and Associations

Japanese Management

Job Analysis

Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances

Knowledge Management

Knowledge Workers

Leadership Styles and Bases of Power

Leadership Theories and Studies

Line-and-Staff Organizations

Listening

Management and Executive Development

Management Functions

Management Levels

Management Styles

Management Thought

Managing Change

Mechanistic Organizations

Mentoring

Mission and Vision Statements

Morale

Motivation and Motivation Theory

Open and Closed Systems

Operant Conditioning

Organizational Culture

Participative Management

Personality and Personality Tests

Pioneers of Management

Problem Solving

Reinforcement Theory

Sensitivity Training

Span of Control

Spirituality in Leadership

Strategy Formulation

Succession Planning

Teams and Teamwork

Theory X and Theory Y

Theory Z

Women and Minorities in Management

10. LEGAL ISSUES

Affirmative Action

Business Continuity Planning

Cafeteria Plan—Flexible Benefits

Computer Networks

Computer Security

Contingent Workers

Corporate Governance

Corporate Social Responsibility

Discrimination

Diversity

Downsizing and Rightsizing

Due Diligence

Electronic Data Interchange and Electronic Funds Transfer

Employee Assistance Programs

Employee Benefits

Employee Compensation

Employee Evaluation and Performance Appraisals

Employee Recruitment

Employee Screening and Selection

Employment Law and Compliance

Ethics

Executive Compensation

Human Resource Management

Intellectual Property Rights

Job Analysis

Leveraged Buyouts

Management Audit

Management Control

Mergers and Acquisitions

Nepotism

Non-Compete Agreements

Patents and Trademarks

Personality and Personality Tests

Quality of Work Life

Risk Management

Safety in the Workplace

Stress

Succession Planning

Sweatshops

Technology Transfer

Women and Minorities in Management

11. MANAGEMENT INFORMATION
SYSTEMS

Balanced Scorecard

Bar Coding and Radio Frequency Identification

Complexity Theory

Computer Networks

Computer Security

Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing

Computer-Integrated Manufacturing

Data Processing and Data Management

Decision Rules and Decision Analysis

Decision Support Systems

Distribution and Distribution Requirements Planning

Electronic Commerce

Electronic Data Interchange and Electronic Funds Transfer

Handheld Computers

Human Resource Information Systems

The Internet

Management Information Systems

Management Science

Manufacturing Resources Planning

Models and Modeling

Multiple-Criteria Decision Making

Object-Oriented Programming

Operating System

Operations Management

Operations Scheduling

Scenario Planning

Statistical Process Control and Six Sigma

Systems Design, Development, and Implementation

Technological Forecasting

Technology Management

Technology Transfer

12. MANAGEMENT SCIENCE
AND OPERATIONS RESEARCH

Bar Coding and Radio Frequency Identification

Business Process Reengineering

Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing

Concurrent Engineering

Decision Rules and Decision Analysis

Decision Support Systems

Distribution and Distribution Requirements Planning

Expert Systems

Location Strategy

Logistics and Transportation

Maintenance

Make-or-Buy Decisions

Manufacturing Resources Planning

Models and Modeling

Multiple-Criteria Decision Making

New Product Development

Operating System

Operations Management

Operations Scheduling

Operations Strategy

Product Design

Production Planning and Scheduling

Productivity Concepts and Measures

Product-Process Matrix

Program Evaluation and Review Technique and Critical Path Method

Project Management

Purchasing and Procurement

Quality and Total Quality Management

Research Methods and Processes

Reverse Supply Chain Logistics

Scenario Planning

Service Operations

Service Process Matrix

Simulation

Statistical Process Control and Six Sigma

Statistics

Systems Analysis

Systems Design, Development, and Implementation

Technology Transfer

Warehousing and Warehouse Management

World-Class Manufacturer

13. PERFORMANCE MEASURES
AND ASSESSMENT

Activity-Based Costing

Balance Sheets

Balanced Scorecard

Benchmarking

Break-Even Point

Budgeting

Cash Flow Analysis and Statements

Continuous Improvement

Cost Accounting

Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis

Cycle Time

Debt vs. Equity Financing

Due Diligence

Effectiveness and Efficiency

Executive Compensation

Financial Issues for Managers

Financial Ratios

Forecasting

Gap Analysis

Goals and Goal Setting

Management Audit

Management Control

Management Information Systems

Market Share

Multiple-Criteria Decision Making

Nepotism

Order-Winning and Order-Qualifying Criteria

Performance Measurement

Pricing Policy and Strategy

Profit Sharing

Simulation

Stakeholders

Value Analysis

Value Chain Management

Value Creation

Vendor Rating

Zero-Based Budgeting

Zero Sum Game

14. PERSONAL GROWTH AND
DEVELOPMENT FOR MANAGERS

The Art and Science of Management

Body Language

Brainstorming

Coalition Building

Communication

Consulting

Contingency Approach to Management

Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning Trends

Continuous Improvement

Creativity

Customer Relationship Management

Delegation

Diversity

Empathy

Employee Assistance Programs

Empowerment

Entrepreneurship

Facilitator

Feedback

Goals and Goal Setting

Group Dynamics

Intrapreneurship

Knowledge Workers

Leadership Styles and Bases of Power

Listening

Managing Change

Meeting Management

Mentoring

Morale

Motivation and Motivation Theory

Multimedia

Organizing

Participative Management

Personality and Personality Tests

Planning

Popular Press Management Books

Problem Solving

Professional Readings for Managers

Profit Sharing

Reactive vs. Proactive Change

Resumes and Cover Letter Trends

Safety in the Workplace

Sensitivity Training

Spirituality in Leadership

Strategic Planning Tools

Stress

Succession Planning

SWOT Analysis

Teams and Teamwork

Time Management

Trends in Organizational Change

Value Creation

15. PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS
MANAGEMENT

Activity-Based Costing

Aggregate Planning

Bar Coding and Radio Frequency Identification

Benchmarking

Break-Even Point

Bundled Goods and Services

Business Process Reengineering

Cellular Manufacturing

Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing

Computer-Integrated Manufacturing

Concurrent Engineering

Continuous Improvement

Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis

Decision Rules and Decision Analysis

Decision Support Systems

Distribution and Distribution Requirements Planning

Domestic Management Societies and Associations

Economic Census

Five S Framework

Flexible Manufacturing

Focused Factory

Forecasting

Government-University-Industry Partnerships

Industrial Relations

International Management Societies and Associations

Inventory Management

Inventory Types

Japanese Management

Layout

Lean Manufacturing and Just-in-Time Production

Location Strategy

Logistics and Transportation

Maintenance

Make-or-Buy Decisions

Management Awards

Manufacturing Resources Planning

Market Share

New Product Development

Operations Management

Operations Scheduling

Operations Strategy

Order-Winning and Order-Qualifying Criteria

Outsourcing and Offshoring

Participative Management

Poka-Yoke

Popular Press Management Books

Porter's 5-Forces Model

Production Planning and Scheduling

Productivity Concepts and Measures

Product-Process Matrix

Program Evaluation and Review Technique and Critical Path Method

Project Management

Purchasing and Procurement

Quality and Total Quality Management

Quality Gurus

Reverse Supply Chain Logistics

Robotics

Safety in the Workplace

Service Factory

Service Industry

Service Operations

Service Process Matrix

Simulation

Statistical Process Control and Six Sigma

Statistics

Supply Chain Management

Synergy

Teams and Teamwork

Technological Forecasting

Technology Management

Technology Transfer

Theory of Constraints

Time-Based Competition

Warehousing and Warehouse Management

World-Class Manufacturer

16. QUALITY MANAGEMENT AND TOTAL
QUALITY MANAGEMENT

Communication

Customer Relationship Management

Domestic Management Societies and Associations

Five S Framework

Gap Analysis

Goals and Goal Setting

Innovation

International Management Societies and Associations

Japanese Management

Management Awards

Manufacturing Resources Planning

Marketing Research

Operations Strategy

Opportunity Cost

Order-Winning and Order-Qualifying Criteria

Outsourcing and Offshoring

Participative Management

Popular Press Management Books

Productivity Concepts and Measures

Professional Readings for Managers

Quality and Total Quality Management

Quality Gurus

Quality of Work Life

Statistical Process Control and Six Sigma

Strategic Planning Tools

Teams and Teamwork

Value Analysis

Value Creation

Vendor Rating

World-Class Manufacturer

17. SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Activity-Based Costing

Business Process Reengineering

Capacity Planning

Cellular Manufacturing

Coalition Building

Communication

Competitive Advantage

Competitive Intelligence

Computer Networks

Computer-Integrated Manufacturing

Conflict Management and Negotiation

Customer Relationship Management

Cycle Time

Decision Support Systems

Distribution and Distribution Requirements Planning

Economies of Scale and Economies of Scope

Effectiveness and Efficiency

Electronic Commerce

Electronic Data Interchange and Electronic Funds Transfer

Enterprise Resource Planning

Expert Systems

Group Dynamics

Industrial Relations

Inventory Management

Inventory Types

Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances

Lean Manufacturing and Just-in-Time Production

Location Strategy

Logistics and Transportation

Make-or-Buy Decisions

Manufacturing Resources Planning

Market Share

Multiple-Criteria Decision Making

New Product Development

Operations Management

Operations Scheduling

Operations Strategy

Organic Organizations

Organizing

Poka-Yoke

Problem Solving

Process Management

Product Design

Product Life Cycle and Industry Life Cycle

Production Planning and Scheduling

Productivity Concepts and Measures

Product-Process Matrix

Purchasing and Procurement

Quality and Total Quality Management

Reverse Supply Chain Logistics

Risk Management

Span of Control

Stakeholders

Teams and Teamwork

Vendor Rating

Warehousing and Warehouse Management

18. TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

Apprenticeship Programs

Artificial Intelligence

Assessment Centers

Autonomy

Business Continuity Planning

Concurrent Engineering

Conflict Management and Negotiation

Consulting

Contingency Approach to Management

Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning Trends

Continuous Improvement

Corporate Social Responsibility

Creativity

Delegation

Domestic Management Societies and Associations

Downsizing and Rightsizing

Employee Evaluation and Performance Appraisals

Employee Handbook and Orientation

Goals and Goal Setting

Government-University-Industry Partnerships

Group Decision Making

Human Resource Management

Innovation

Instant Messaging

International Cultural Differences

International Management Societies and Associations

Job Analysis

Knowledge Management

Knowledge Workers

Listening

Management and Executive Development

Management Audit

Marketing Communication

Meeting Management

Mission and Vision Statements

Morale

Motivation and Motivation Theory

Multimedia

Multiple-Criteria Decision Making

Organizational Culture

Organizational Learning

Organizing

Participative Management

Personality and Personality Tests

Popular Press Management Books

Problem Solving

Professional Readings for Managers

Project Management

Safety in the Workplace

Sensitivity Training

Simulation

Stress

Succession Planning

SWOT Analysis

Teams and Teamwork

Training Delivery Methods

Videoconferencing

Virtual Organizations

Women and Minorities in Management

Work-Life Balance



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