Business Management Study2
Grade, SemesterYear 2 2nd semest [Department of Regional Economics, Faculty of Economics]
Categorycourse of economics studies
Elective, CreditsElective 2credit
 Syllabus Number8C115

Course Description

Management is an activity to smoothly accomplish collaboration between corporate capital (money) and labor (human). Management theory focuses on how to make strategies, assign work to members, and evoke work motivation of members. This lecture will focus on the fundamental concepts dealt with management theory. In addition, this lecture will prompt understanding of everyone using VTR, etc. at the appropriate time.This lecture is related to study objectives 2, and 3 of general basic subjects.

Course Objectives

Corporations that business management study mainly focuses on have great influence on the lives of society and our individuals. After graduation, many of students will get a job in a profit organization or a non-profit organization and live as a member of the organization. Therefore, this lecture aims at acquiring a basic understanding of what kind of existence, what kind of structure, and how it is operated by corporations having deep relationships with our daily lives will do. Through understanding and acquiring a wide range of concepts and basic knowledge on business management study, students will develop the ability to understand and think about the activities of corporations and the problems occurring at the site of corporate management.

Grading Policy

Final Exam(60%)、Short paper(20%)、Class participation(20%)

Textbook and Reference

ReferencesManagementUeno, Y. and Baba, T.Chuokeizai
ReferencesEssentials of Organization Behavior(8th edition)Robbins, S. P.Pearson Education, Inc
ReferencesManagement theories at each carees stage: Individual and organizational aspectsInaba, Y., Inoue, T., Suzuki, R., and Yamashita, M.Yuhikakuarma


Please review the handouts to comprehend the objectives of each subjects(30min).
After studying this class, you should review the handouts again to confirm the objectives (60min).
If you have any questions about it, please ask in the next class.
Moreover, it is better that you should be able to think about what is corporate management in order to take advantage of the concepts that you learned in this class (30min).


This class do not use textbooks, but use LMS to distribute handouts.


1Introduction to management and course overview
2Development of management under the industrial growth in the United states of America
3Scientific management
4Human relation
5Socialization and organizational culture
6The business case for motivation and leadership
7The theories of motivation
8The theories of leadership
9The case for leadership and team management
10Managerial decision making
11Group and team decision making in organization
12Competitive strategy
13Corporate strategy
15Final exam and summary