Lecture 03 (Commuinication & Classical Applications)2

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Communication in Classical Theories Applications
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Think-Pair-Share Think & write quietly: “Assuming I am the CEO of a(n) ___________ company, the 2 most useful points I recall from last class meeting are ________. They are useful for me as the CEO of my company because __________ ” (2 mins). Pair up and tell a partner (2 min each, 4 mins total). Share with class.
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Some Background Facts Henri Fayol (1841-1925), also a French mining engineer, a geologist, an industry leader, and a philosopher of administration. Father of Modern Operational- Management Theory Max Weber (1864-1920), German sociologist, descriptive. Frederick Taylor (1856-1915), American businessman and engineer. President of American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Father
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Unformatted text preview: of Scientific Management Fayol and Weber called Taylor a visionary leader in classical theories. Nature of Classical Theories The Machine Metaphor Specialization Standardization (replaceability) Predictability Goals Reduce misunderstanding Improve efficiency Communication in Classical Approaches What is communication like in classical approaches to organizational? Task oriented content Vertical (downward) flow Usually written communication Formal style Joe vs. The Volcano (1990) Point out classical (and non-classical) moments in the clip. Describe the roles of manager and workers? What is communication like in the clip?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course CMS 313 taught by Professor Kee during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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