mgt200_ch2_1 - MGT200 Chapter 2: History of Management...

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MGT200 Chapter 2: History of Management Functions of Management 1) Planning 2) Organizing 3) Leading 4) Controlling Classical Management Approaches - Assumption: people at work act in a rational manner driven by economic concerns Scientific Management : - Frederick Taylor - Secure maximum prosperity for employer and employee - Training workers and supervisors to improve efficiency Administrative Principles - Henri Fayol - Division of labour, authority, discipline, unity of command and direction - Subordination of individual interests, remuneration, centralization, scalar chain - Order, equity, personnel tenure, initiative, esprit de corps - Mary Parker Follet - Managers and workers should work harmoniously towards a goal Bureaucratic Organization - Max Weber - Bureaucracy: rational/efficient form of organization based on logic, order, and legitimate authority - Clear division of labour - Clear hierarchy of authority - Formal rules and procedures - Impersonality - Careers based on merit Problems: - Excessive paperwork
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