Lecture 20 notes Dec 30

Lecture 20 notes Dec 30 - Douglas McGregor: Theroy X/Theroy...

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Douglas McGregor: Theroy X/Theroy Y o Theory X Assumptions o Results of Theory X Assumptions o Hardcore Management o Self-fulfilling Prophecy o Theory Y Assumption Douglas McGregor “Theory X Theory Y McGregor based his findings on empirical (real world) research done in the 1960’s He spoke to and surveyed numerous practicing managers The results of his work were published in a best selling How Assumptions About People Impact on Organization and Managerial Effectiveness o The assumptions managers hold about the people directly impact upon the style of management that they will employ o The assumptions organizations hold about people will directly impact upon organizational design, organizational rules, and policies and organizational structure o There are two diametrically opposed sets of assumptions that managers and organizations may hold about their employees o These assumptions about people have been labelled Theory X and Theory Y o The views of most managers and organizations concerning their people contain
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