L4 Diploma in Business and Management Studies

 

Unit 1: Provide Leadership and Direction for own area of Responsibility

Suggested Reading

·         John Adair (2002), 100 Greatest Ideas for Effective Leadership and Management, Capstone

·         John P. Kotter (1999), A force for change, the difference between leadership and management, The Free Press; 1st Edition edition

·         Jo Owen (2009), How to lead: what you actually need to do manage, lead and succeed, Prentice Hall 2nd edition.

 

Unit 2 Business Management and Administration

Suggested Reading

·         G Whitehead & G Whitehall,(2005) Business Management & Administration, Institute of Commercial Management

·         R C Appleby, (1994),Modern Business Administration, Pitman.

·         M Buckley,(1994), The Structure of Business, Pitman

 

Unit 3 Support the purpose and values of an organisation

Suggested Reading

·         Richard Barrett (2006),    Building a Values-Driven Organization: A Whole System Approach to Cultural Transformation, Butterworth-Heinemann; 1 edition

·         Richard Barett (2011), The New Leadership Paradigim, Lulu com.

·         Robert Kegan (1998), In over our heads, the mental demands of modern living, Harvard University Press

 

Unit 4 Aspect of Contract and Negligence for Business

Suggested Reading

·         P S Atiyah (1995), Introduction to the Law of Contract, Clarendon Press.

·         Beale, Bishop and Furmston (2001), Contract — Cases and Materials, Butterworth.

·         Cheshire, Fifoot and Furmston(2001),  Law of Contract, Butterworth, October.

·         J Cooke (1997), Law of Tort, Prentice Hall.

·         Elliott and Quinn (2002), Contract Law, Longman.

·         Elliot and Quinn (1997), Tort Law, Longman.

·         Harvey and Marston (2004), Cases and Commentary on TORT, Prentice Hall, 5th edition.

·         J Hodgson and J Lewthwaite (2001), Law of Torts, Blackstone.

·         M Jones (2002), Textbook on Torts, Oxford University.

·         A Pannett (1997), Law of Torts, Prentice Hall.

·         G Treitel (2003), Law of Contract, (Sweet & Maxwell.

·         M Young (1997), Cases and Commentary in Contract Law, Prentice Hall.

 

Unit 7: Marketing Principles

Suggested Reading

·         Adcock D et al, (2001), Marketing Principles and Practice 4th Edition, Pitman Publishing.

·         Brassington F and Pettitt S (2003), Principles of Marketing 3rd Edition, FT/Prentice Hall.

·         Jobber D (2001), Principlesand Practice of Marketing 3rd Edition, McGraw Hill.

·         Kotler P et al (2001), Principlesof Marketing 3rd European Edition, FT/Prentice Hall.

·         Kotler P and Keller k (2011) Marketing Management 13th edition, Prentice Hall.

 

Unit 13 Financial Accounting and Reporting

Suggested Reading

·         D Cox and D Street (2001), Financial Statements Tutorial, Osborne Books.

·         J R Dyson (2010), Accounting for Non-Accounting Students 8th edition, FT Prentice Hall.

·         M Jones,(2006), Accounting,  John Wiley and Sons Ltd.

·         Atrill P and Mclancy E, (2010), Accounting and Finance for non-specialist with my Accounting Lab, Prentice Hall


Unit 14 Human Resource Management

Suggested Reading

·         M Armstrong (2001), A Handbook of Human Resource Practice, Kogan Page.

·         BPP (1997), Business Basics: Human Resource Management 2nd Edition, BPP Publishing, London,

·         M Corbridge and S Pilbeam (1998), Employment Resourcing, FT Prentice Hall, 1998.

·         R Dransfield , S Howkins , F Hudson  and W Davies W (1996), Human Resource Management for Higher Awards ,Heinemann.

·         M Foot and C Hook, (2002), Introducing Human Resource Management 3rd Edition, FT Prentice

·         Hall, Harlow.

·         D Torrington, L Hall and S Taylor (2002), Human Resource Management 5th Edition, FT Prentice Hall, Harlow.

 

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L4 Diploma in Business and Management Studies

 

Unit 1: Provide Leadership and Direction for own area of Responsibility

Suggested Reading

·         John Adair (2002), 100 Greatest Ideas for Effective Leadership and Management, Capstone

·         John P. Kotter (1999), A force for change, the difference between leadership and management, The Free Press; 1st Edition edition

·         Jo Owen (2009), How to lead: what you actually need to do manage, lead and succeed, Prentice Hall 2nd edition.

 

Unit 2 Business Management and Administration

Suggested Reading

·         G Whitehead & G Whitehall,(2005) Business Management & Administration, Institute of Commercial Management

·         R C Appleby, (1994),Modern Business Administration, Pitman.

·         M Buckley,(1994), The Structure of Business, Pitman

 

Unit 3 Support the purpose and values of an organisation

Suggested Reading

·         Richard Barrett (2006),    Building a Values-Driven Organization: A Whole System Approach to Cultural Transformation, Butterworth-Heinemann; 1 edition

·         Richard Barett (2011), The New Leadership Paradigim, Lulu com.

·         Robert Kegan (1998), In over our heads, the mental demands of modern living, Harvard University Press

 

Unit 4 Aspect of Contract and Negligence for Business

Suggested Reading

·         P S Atiyah (1995), Introduction to the Law of Contract, Clarendon Press.

·         Beale, Bishop and Furmston (2001), Contract — Cases and Materials, Butterworth.

·         Cheshire, Fifoot and Furmston(2001),  Law of Contract, Butterworth, October.

·         J Cooke (1997), Law of Tort, Prentice Hall.

·         Elliott and Quinn (2002), Contract Law, Longman.

·         Elliot and Quinn (1997), Tort Law, Longman.

·         Harvey and Marston (2004), Cases and Commentary on TORT, Prentice Hall, 5th edition.

·         J Hodgson and J Lewthwaite (2001), Law of Torts, Blackstone.

·         M Jones (2002), Textbook on Torts, Oxford University.

·         A Pannett (1997), Law of Torts, Prentice Hall.

·         G Treitel (2003), Law of Contract, (Sweet & Maxwell.

·         M Young (1997), Cases and Commentary in Contract Law, Prentice Hall.

 

Unit 7: Marketing Principles

Suggested Reading

·         Adcock D et al, (2001), Marketing Principles and Practice 4th Edition, Pitman Publishing.

·         Brassington F and Pettitt S (2003), Principles of Marketing 3rd Edition, FT/Prentice Hall.

·         Jobber D (2001), Principlesand Practice of Marketing 3rd Edition, McGraw Hill.

·         Kotler P et al (2001), Principlesof Marketing 3rd European Edition, FT/Prentice Hall.

·         Kotler P and Keller k (2011) Marketing Management 13th edition, Prentice Hall.

 

Unit 13 Financial Accounting and Reporting

Suggested Reading

·         D Cox and D Street (2001), Financial Statements Tutorial, Osborne Books.

·         J R Dyson (2010), Accounting for Non-Accounting Students 8th edition, FT Prentice Hall.

·         M Jones,(2006), Accounting,  John Wiley and Sons Ltd.

·         Atrill P and Mclancy E, (2010), Accounting and Finance for non-specialist with my Accounting Lab, Prentice Hall


Unit 14 Human Resource Management

Suggested Reading

·         M Armstrong (2001), A Handbook of Human Resource Practice, Kogan Page.

·         BPP (1997), Business Basics: Human Resource Management 2nd Edition, BPP Publishing, London,

·         M Corbridge and S Pilbeam (1998), Employment Resourcing, FT Prentice Hall, 1998.

·         R Dransfield , S Howkins , F Hudson  and W Davies W (1996), Human Resource Management for Higher Awards ,Heinemann.

·         M Foot and C Hook, (2002), Introducing Human Resource Management 3rd Edition, FT Prentice

·         Hall, Harlow.

·         D Torrington, L Hall and S Taylor (2002), Human Resource Management 5th Edition, FT Prentice Hall, Harlow.

 

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L5 Diploma in Business and Management Studies

 

Unit 1 Business Strategy

Suggested Reading

·         M Coulter M (2001), Strategic Management, Prentice Hall, 2001 2nd Edition G Johnson and K Scholes (2002), Exploring Corporate Strategy, Prentice Hall. R Lynch (199), Corporate Strategy, Prentice Hall, 1999

·         J L Thompson (2001), Understanding Corporate Strategy, Thomson Learning,

Unit 2 Principles of Management and Leadership

Suggested Reading

·         John Adair (2002), 100 Greatest Ideas for Effective Leadership and Management, Capstone.

·         Elearn (2008), Leading Teams, revised edition, Pergamon Flexible Learning.

 

Unit 3 Organisational Behaviour

Suggested Reading

·         David Buchanan and Andrej Huczynski (2000), Organisational Behaviour: An Introductory

·         Text, Pentice Hall.

·         Laurie J Mullins (1999), Management and Organisational Behaviour,

·         Prentice HallS Robbins (2003), Essentials of Organisational Behaviour, Prentice Hall International, 4th edition

 

Unit 4 Operations Management in Business

Suggested Reading

·         S Brown et al (2000), Strategic Operations Management, Butterworth Heinemann.

·         L Galloway L et al (2000), Operations Management in Context, Butterworth-Heinemann.

·         J Heizer and B Render (2003), Operations Management, Prentice Hall. N Slack et al (2000), Operations Management, Pitman.

·         D L Waller D L (1999), Operations Management — A Supply Chain Approach, Thompson.

 

 

Unit 5 Customer Relationship Management

Suggested Reading

·         K Anderson and C Kerr (2001) Customer Relationship Management, McGraw-Hill

·         Professional.

·         F Buttle (2008), Customer Relationship Management: Concepts and Technologies, 2nd

·         Edition, Butterworth-Heinemann.

·         Harvard Business Review on Customer Relationship Management (2001), Harvard Business School Press.

 

Unit 8 Company Law

Suggested Reading

·         S Barber (2001), Company Law: Textbook, Old Bailey Press. I Brown et al (2000), Commercial Law, Butterworth.

·         S Judge (1998), Business Law.

·         L Mead (1995), Practical Company Law: An Introductory Text, Elm Publications.

·         G Morse et al (1999), Charlesworth & Morse Company Law, Sweet & Maxwell, 1999. M Ottley (2002), Briefcase on Company Law, Cavendish.

·         F Rose (2001), Nutshells Company Law, Sweet & Maxwell.

·         Smith and Keenan (2000), Advanced Business Law, Prentice Hall.

 

Unit 9 Human Resource Development

Suggested Reading

M Armstrong (2001), A Handbook of Human Resource Practice, Kogan Page.

BPP — Business Basics: Human Resource Management 2nd Edition (BPP Publishing, London,

1997)

M Corbridge and S Pilbeam S (1998) Employment Resourcing, FT Prentice Hall.

R Dransfield, S Howkins, F Hudson and Davies W (1996), Human Resource Management for

Higher Awards, Heinemann, 1996.

M Foot, C and Hook (2002), Introducing Human Resource Management 3rd Edition, FT Prentice Hall, Harlow.

D Torrington L Hall and S Taylor (2002), Human Resource Management 5th Edition (FT Prentice Hall, Harlow.

 

Unit 13 Personal Development

Suggested Reading

·         J Adair and M Allen (2003), Time Management and Personal Development, Thorogood, C Evans (2008), Time Management for Dummies,John Wiley and Sons.

·         D Megginson and V Whitaker (2007), Continuing Professional Development, 2nd Edition,

·         Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development,

·         M Pedler, J Burgoyne and T Boydell (2006) A Manager’s Guide to Self-Development,

·         5th Edition, McGraw-Hill Professional

 

Unit 14 Marketing Principles for Managers

Suggested Reading

·         G Armstrong et al (2009), Marketing: An Introduction, Financial Times/Prentice Hall, P Baines, C Fill and K Page (2008), Marketing, Oxford University Press.

·         J Blythe (2008), Essentials of Marketing, 4th Edition, Financial Times/Prentice Hall.

·         D Grewel and M Levy (2007), Value-Based Marketing, McGraw-Hill Higher Education,

·         D Jobber (2009), Principles and Practice of Marketing, 6th Edition, McGraw-Hill Higher

·         Education.

·         R Kerin et al (2006), Marketing, McGraw-Hill.

·         P Kotler et al (2010), Principles of Marketing, 5th Edition Financial Times/Prentice Hall. M Levens (2009), Marketing (Pearson Education.

·         W F Pride and O C Ferrell (2007), Marketing, Houghton Mifflin.

·         M R Solomon et al (2009), Marketing: Real People, Real Decisions, Financial

·         Times/Prentice Hall, 2009.

·         N T Wood (2010), Marketing in Virtual Worlds, Prentice Hall

 

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L6 Diploma in Business and Management Studies

 

Unit 1 Economics for Business

Suggested Reading list

·         Alan Griffiths & Stuart Wall (2011), Economics for Business, 3rd edition, Pearson.

·         Sytse Douma & Hein Schreuder (2008), Economic approaches to organisations, 4th edition, Person

·         Joseph Nellish & David Parker (2006), Principles of Business economics, 2nd edition, Pearson.

·         Mcaleese (2004), Economics for business: Competition, Macro-stability and Globalisation, Pearson.

·         Brian Atkinson & Robert Miller (1998), Business Economics, Pearson.

·         John Sloman, Essential of Economics, Prentice Hall

·        John Sloman & Mark Sutcliffe (2007), Economics for Business, FT/Prentice Hall

 

Unit 2 Integrated Marketing Communication

Suggested Reading List

·         Chris Fill (2001), Marketing Communications: context, strategies and applications, Financial Times/ Prentice Hall; 3 edition

·         David Picton (2004), Integrated marketing communications, Financial Times/ Prentice Hall; 2 edition

·         Dan Steinbock (2000), The Birth of Internet marketing communications, Quorum Books

·         Richard J. Varey (2002), Principles and practice, Routledge

·         Douglas West (2010), Strategic marketing: Creating competitive advantage

·         Abbass F Alkhafaji (2003) Strategic management: formulation, implementation and control in a dynamic environment, Routledge

·         Paul Dobson, Ken Starkey, John Richards (2004), Strategic management: issues and cases, Wiley-Blackwell

·         George E Luffman, Edward Lea, Brian Kenny (1996), Strategic management: an analytical introduction, Wiley-Blackwell

·         Colin White (2004), Strategic management, Palgrave Macmillan

 

Unit 3 Principles of Strategic Management

Suggested Reading

·         Tony Morden (2007), Principles of strategic management, 3rd edition, Ashgate Publishing, Ltd

·         Paul Joyce & Adam Woods (2001), Strategic Management: A fresh approach to developing skills knowledge and creativity, Kogan Page Series

·         David Hussey (1998), Strategic Management: from theory to implementation, Butterworth-Heinemann

 

Unit 4 Managing in Organisation

Suggested Reading

·         L Mullins,(2004), Management and Organisational Behaviour Pearson Higher Education

·         R Daft (2006) Organizational Theory and Design South-Western College Publishing

 

Unit 5 Business Research

Suggested Reading

·         Alan Bryman, Emma Bell (2011), Business research methods, 3rd edition, OUP Oxford

·         M. N. K. Saunders, et al (2009) Research methods for business students 5th edition,

·         Financial Times/Prentice Hall

·         J Gill and P Johnson, (2010) Research methods for managers. 4th edition. London, Sage

 

Unit 6 Employment Law

Suggested Reading

·         Norman Selwyn (2019, )Selwyn's Law of Employment, OUP Oxford; 16 edition

·         David Lewis, Malcolm Sargent, Ben Schwab (2011), Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development; 11 edition

·         Tony Dundon, Derreck Rollinson (2011), McGraw-Hill Higher Education; 2 edition

·         Richard Kidner (2011), Blackstone's Statutes on Employment Law 2011-2012

 

Unit 7 Customer Service for Managers and Supervisors

Suggested Reading

·         Gordon A Lippit, Peter Langseth, Jack Mossop (1985), Implementing organizational change, Jossey-Bass

·         Donald Kirkpatrick (1985), How to manage change effectively, Jossey-Bass,

 

Unit 9 Managing innovation in an organisational change

Suggested Reading

·         Joseph Tidd, J R Bessant, Keith Pevitt (1997) Managing innovation: integrating technological, market, and organizational change, Wiley

·         Alan Afuah (2003), Innovation management: strategies, implementation and profits Oxford University Press,

·         Giselle Rampasad (2009), Innovation management, VDM Verlag

 

Unit 10 Law of tort

Suggested Reading

·         Emily Finch & Stefan Fanfiski (2010) Law Express: Tort Law (revision), Pearson, 3rd edition

·         Nicholas MacBride & Roderick Bragshaw (2008), Tort Law, Pearson, 3rd edition.

·         Catherine Elliot & Francess Quinn (2011) Tort Law, Pearson.

·         Kirsty Horsey & Ericka Rackey (2011), Tort Law, OUP Oxford, 3rd edition.

 

Unit 11 European Union Law

Suggested Reading

·         Damian Chalmers, Gareth Davies and Giorgio Monti (2010), European Union Law: Cases and Materials. Cambridge University Press; 2nd edition

·         Josephine Steiner (Author), Lorna Woods (Author), EU Law, OUP Oxford; 10th edition

·         Paul Craig (Author), Gráinne de Búrca (Author (2011), OUP Oxford; 5th edition

·         Nigel Foster (2011), Blackstone's EU Treaties and Legislation 2011-2012, 22nd edition, OUP Oxford

 


Unit 12 Public Law

Suggested Reading

·         Mark Elliott and Robert Thomas (2011), Public Law, OUP Oxford

·         Hilaire Barnett (2009), Understanding Public Law, 1st edition, Routledge-Cavendish

·         Lisa Webley and Harriet Samuels (2009), Complete Public Law: Text, Cases, and Materials, OUP Oxford;

           Pap/Psc edition

·         David Feldman QC FBA (Editor) (2009), English Public Law (Oxford Principles of English Law),

          OUP Oxford; 2 edition

                ·         Robert G. Lee (Editor) (2011), Blackstone's Statutes on Public Law and Human Rights 2011-2012,

                          21st edition, OUP Oxford

 

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L7 Diploma in Management Studies

 

Unit 1 Operations Management

Suggested Reading

·         Slack S, Chambers S, Johnston R, & Betts A. (2006). Operations and Process Management, Prentice Hall

·         Operations Management Course Reader (2006). Pearson Publishers

·         Meredith J & Shafer S. (2006). Operations Management for MBAs, 3rd edition, John Wiley & Sons

·         Meredith J. & Mantel S. (2003). Project Management, A managerial approach, 5th edition, John Wiley & Sons

 

Unit 2: People in Organisations

Suggested Reading

·         J Bratton, (2007) Work and Organisational Behaviour. Palgrave

·         S Robbins, (2005) Organisational Behaviour, Pearson

·         D Rollinson, (2008) Organisational Behaviour and Analysis 4th edition FT Prentice Hall

 

Unit 3: International Marketing Strategy

Suggested Reading

·         Czinkota Michael R. and Ronkainen Ilkka A. (2007), International Marketing, South Western College; International ed edition

·         Wilson R. and Gilligan C. (2004), Strategic Marketing Management: Planning, Implementation and Control, 3rd edition, Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann

·         Baker Michael J. (2007), Marketing Strategy and Management, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan

·         Burca Sean De, Fletcher Richard and Brown Linden (2004), International Marketing: An SME Perspective, Harlow: Financial Times Prentice Hall

·         Doole Isobel and Lowe Robin (2004), International Marketing Strategy: Analysis, Development and Implementation, New York: Thomson

·         Ghauri Pervez and Cateora Philip (2006), International Marketing, Second Edition, London: McGraw-Hill


 

Unit 4: Contemporary Strategic Management

Suggested Reading

·         Johnson, G. & Scholes, K. Exploring Strategy: texts and cases, 9th Ed.

·         Lynch, R. (2005) Corporate Strategy, 3rd Ed., Financial Times, Prentice Hall

·         Mazzucato, M. (Ed.). (2002) Strategy for Business: a reader, Sage

·         Mullins, L. (2005) Management and Organizational Behaviour, 7th Ed., Financial Times, Prentice Hall.

·         Segal-Horn (Ed.). (2004) The Strategy Reader, 2nd Ed., Blackwell

 

Unit 5: Management of Change

Suggested Reading

·         Cameron, E. & Green, M. (2009) Making Sense of Change Management: A Complete Guide to the Techniques of Organisational Change

·         Carnall, C. A. (2003) Managing Change in Organisations, Harlow: FT/Prentice Hall

·         Stacey, R.D. (2003) Strategic Management and Organisational Dynamics, Harlow: Pearson Education Ltd

Unit 6 Financial Decision Making

Suggested Reading

·         JR Dyson, (2010), Accounting for Non-Accounting Students, FT Prentice Hall

·         Financial Decision Making Course Reader, 2006: Pearson Publishers.

·         Drury, C., (2004). Management and Cost Accounting, 6th edition, Thomson Learning.

·         Horngren, C.T., et. al., (2005), Management and Cost Accounting, 3rd edition, Pearson Education Ltd.

                ·         Weetman, P., (2003), Financial & Management Accounting, 3rd edition, Pearson Education Ltd.

 

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