Classical Theorists And Human Relations Theorists

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During the operation of management, structured people in one organisation coordinate with each other to accomplish common goals. To ensure the process is efficient with scare resources, different scholars advance different interpretations, such as Classical Theorists and Human Relations Theorists. The most famous point of view in Classical Theorists is to manage is to forecast and plan, to organize, to command, to co-ordinate and to control, which is advanced by Fayol. It must be admitted that an increasing number of people are concerned about the usability of the Classical Theorists. However, whether it is suitable and widespread in daily management has caused heated debate. From my perspective, Fayol’s standpoint is certainly universal in organisations and management today and I will discuss this in the following paragraphs.

Firstly, it is obvious that Weber, who is also pioneer of Classical Theory have advanced authority and organisation is very essential in the society. This had close contribution to the opinion of Fayol as he classified to organise and to control are two of the five elements of the definition of management. The managers should build up the structure, material and human with legible control and inspection so the activities could be operate well by independent staff (Fayol, 1916). Even managers should be selected and trained to make precise decisions and direct the assignment of responsibilities. Similarly, Weber (1947) claimed that authority relations…
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