The objective of this book is to familiarize the student with basic management concepts and behavioral processes in the organization. The course will be an introduction to the way in which a firm can develop its managerial thinking, mission and strategy. The book has been written keeping in mind the general weakness in understanding the fundamental concepts of the topics. The book is self-explanatory and adopts the “Teach Yourself” style. It is based on question-answer pattern. The language of book is quite easy and understandable based on scientific approach. Management an Overview, Management Defined, Functions of Management, Managerial Roles and responsibilities, System and Contingency Approach for understanding organizations, Management Thought-Classical Perspective, Scientific Management, Administrative Management, Bureaucratic Management, Behavioral Perspective. Managerial processes, functions, skills and rules in an organization, social responsibilities of Business. Fundamentals of Planning – Objectives, Strategies, Policies, Decision making. Fundamentals of Organizing- Nature and purpose, departmentation, Span of Management, Strategic organizing design, line and staff authority and decentralization. Direction-concept, Leadership- Meaning and Importance, transitions in leadership theories, trait theories, behavioral theories, contingency theories, leadership styles and skills, managerial culture and leadership. Coordination. Control- concept, nature and purpose, control technique, control of overall performance, span of control.