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How do I include The 14 concepts of management in my paper/lit review at the doctoral level (without listing or bulleting the concepts)?  I had an instructor tell me not to list or bullet items in doctoral work.  Is this a correct statement? 

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Fayol proposed fourteen principles of management to include a) division of work, b) authority, c) discipline, d) unity of command, e) unity of direction, f) subordination of individual interest to general interest, g) remuneration, h) centralization, i) scalar chain, j) order, k) equity, l) stability of tenure of personnel, m) initiative, and n) esprit de corps (MindTools, 2011).
asked Nov 28 '11 at 12:30 Michelle Gamble New member

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Use them as subheadings, then expand on each one. Avoid lists as they lack context. You need to add the context. For example, "esprit de corps" means nothing to most English speakers so why is it there? If you understand why it's there, explain to your readers. If you don't, don't quote it! http://www.desktopenglish.net/blog/

link comment answered Nov 28 '11 at 20:40 Danni Hopkins New member
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Hi Danni,

 

Thanks for your reply.  I found the additional information you provided quite helpful.

 

Thanks again.

 

Warm Regards

 

M.Gamble

link comment answered Nov 28 '11 at 21:01 Michelle Gamble New member

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