theory x and theory y - Theory Y Assumes work can be as...

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Derrick Palecek 12/1/08 dr.bardi hrim 201 Theory X – Assumes the average person dislikes work and attempts to avoid it. Has no ambition, wants no responsibility, and would rather follow than lead, is self-centered and therefore does not care about organizational goals. Essentially, theory X assumes that people work only for money and security.
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Unformatted text preview: Theory Y Assumes work can be as natural as play and rest, they will be self-directed to meet their work objectives if they are committed to them, they see responsibility. People will be committed to their objectives if rewards are in place that address higher needs such as self - fulfillment...
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This note was uploaded on 02/25/2009 for the course HRIM 201 taught by Professor Drbartlett during the Fall '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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