109 - Theory X employees are inherently lazy and will avoid...

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Theory X – employees are inherently lazy and will avoid work. Theory Y – employees may be ambitious and self motivated. Theory Z – ouchi’s, Japanese derivative of theory y Classical organizational theory –focused on most efficient way to structure organizations maz weber: -sociologist that promoted bureaucracy -well defined jobs/division of labor -well defined hierarchy -formal rules/structure guiding how to do things -promotion based on technical competence, not nepotism SOPs – stand operation procedures Modern OB Grounded in social sciences trends: -internation business and globalization -workplace diversity advances in technology focus on “engagement” – a mutual commitment between employees and management to help one another reach goals and objectives Are you an engaged worker: Are you proud of your organization? Are you proud of its products or services? Do you believe your organization helps you do your best work? Are you willing to help others on the job?
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course PSY 302 taught by Professor Burn during the Winter '08 term at Cal Poly.

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