SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT THOUGHTS PRESENTED BY:- VIVEK PRATAP SINGH
introduction • The purpose of studying various schools of management thought is to enable you to recognize and appreciate how developments in the field of management could contribute to current practices. • An examination of these past and present approaches can help to discover the strengths and weaknesses of current managerial practices and finally enable you, as a potential manager of an information centre, to choose appropriate management styles. • Today’s management is both a reflection of and a reaction to past management theories.
THE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT THOUGHTS • Scientific Management • Administrative Management • Bureaucratic Organization • Human Relations School • Behavioural Schools • Systems Theory • Contingency Theory • Organizational Humanism • Management Science
THEORY IN MANAGEMENT • Management is an applied science. • Management theory has evolved in a symbiotic relationship to its related and supporting disciplines like mathematics, statistics and behavioural sciences, depriving the motivation to devise its own conceptual framework independent of related disciplines. Moreover, management research has been kept psychologically and philosophically closer to practice than to theory. • To become a theory, an experience or practice needs to undergo several modifications, syntheses and tests.
CLASSIFICATION OF MANAGEMENT THEORIES • i) Classical management theory • ii) Neoclassical management theory • iii) Modern management theory • Under each group a few schools of thought are identified.
CLASSICAL MANAGEMENT THEORY • Classical management theory consists of a group of similar ideas on the management of Organizations. it generally concerns ways to manage work and organizations more efficiently.
- Fall '19
- Management, scientific management, School of Management Thoughts