MGMT 370 - Lecture 04 emerging fads

MGMT 370 - Lecture 04 emerging fads - Properties of...

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Properties of Management Fads 1. They are relatively simple. 2. They are falsely encouraging. 3. One size fits all. 4. Easy to cut and paste. 5. They resonate with today’s problems. 6. They are novel but not necessarily radical. 7. They are legitimized by Gurus and Disciples. Source: HBR 2002
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Type A Type J Employment Short-term Long-term Decision Making Individual Consensual (nonroutine) Responsibility Individual Collective Eval. & Promotion Rapid Slow Control System Explicit/ Implicit/ Formal Informal Career Path Specialized Unspecialized Concern for Segmented Holistic Employees American vs Japanese Orgs.
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Employment Long-term Decision Making Consensual (nonroutine) Responsibility Individual Slower Control System Implicit/Informal with Explicit Measures Career Path Moderately Specialized Concern for Holistic Employees (including family) Theory Z Organizations
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1. A bias toward action 2. Closeness to the customer 3. 4. Productivity through people
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