Top management long-range planning / by Ignacio Garcia Moreno.

First Edition.. New York : Vantage Press, [1963] .

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Subjects Industrial management.
Description 300 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Copyright Date [1963]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents I. Introduction -- Why Advanced Planning Needs to Be Undertaken -- New Way of Doing Business-Definition of Problem Areas -- Planning and Organization As a Continuous Process -- What Some Firms Are Doing -- II. Planning Function -- Long-Term Planning As an Integral Procedure of the Business -- Characteristics of a Sound Long-Range Program -- The Need for a Planning Office -- The Planning Process -- Introducing the Planning Activity -- Responsibility for Advanced Planning -- Organization of the Planning Function -- Which Activities to Plan -- A Different Concept -- Planning Activities Classified -- III. Capital Expenditures -- Function of Capital Investment -- Basic Considerations -- Organization of Capital Investment Programs -- Classification of Capital Investments -- A Few Considerations -- The MAPI System and Formula for Investment -- Two Considerations -- Capital Expenditures Control -- IV. Other Activities in the Financial Field -- The Demand for Liquidity -- Working Capital -- The Management of Working Capital -- Financial Planning and the Administration of Funds -- Control of Financial Position -- The Cash Budget -- The Profit and Loss Statement -- The Balance Sheet -- The Sources of Money -- Corporate Debt Policy--Summary-Organization for Financial Planning -- Inventories -- Basic Inventory Problems -- The Cost of Inventories -- Responsibility for Control of Inventories -- Determining the Level of Inventories -- Return on Investment = Turnover of Investment X Rate of Profit on Sales -- Business Cycles and Inventories Levels--Speculation and Prices -- Budgetary Control -- The Need for and Importance of Budgets -- Analytical Staff Offices -- V. Sales Effort Planning -- Part I, A Summary of the Program -- Part II, Product Policies -- Part III, Planning Program -- Procedures -- Sales Forecasting -- Production Control -- Appendix: New Product Policy -- VI. Research and Development -- The Role of Research in Industry -- Setting Over-all Company Goals -- The Function of Research -- The Economics of Research -- Organizational Objectives and Company Programs -- Selecting the Project for Research -- Evaluation of Research Projects -- Production Research and Development -- Organization for Research and Development -- VII. Executive Development -- The Problem -- Other Tools for Executive Development -- Long-Range Objectives -- Three Supplementary Measures -- Organization for Executive Development -- VIII. Organization and Control -- Organization Re-defined -- Static and Dynamic Phases of Organization -- Specific Functions of Organization -- Part I, The Organization Structure: A. Basic Divisions of Organization -- B. Mechanisms of Organization -- C. Other Elements of Organization -- D. Management Tools and Techniques -- Part II, Salary and Wage Administration -- Part III, Methods, Procedures and Controls.
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