History And Evolution Of Management Thought

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History and Evolution of Management Thought Content: Early Approaches to management Classical Approach Behavioral Approach Quantitative Approach Modern Approaches to management Emerging approaches in management thought. The changing nature of organizations and work, the drivers behind the changes, and the consequences for workers and the workplace “ENTERING AN ERA OF DYNAMIC ENGAGEMENT” Six different themes about management theory are emerging under the umbrella that we call dynamic engagement. six management practices that impact climate Introduction Management and organizations are products of their historical and social times and places. Thus, we can understand the evolution of management theory in terms of how people have wrestled…show more content…
Second: Behavioral Approach The behavioral approach to management emphasized individual attitudes and behaviors and group processes, and recognized the significance of behavioral process in the workplace. HAWTHORNE STUDIES Illumination studies Relay assembly room study Bank wiring room study Contributions of Behavioral Thinkers to Management Thought Mary Parker Follet (1868-1933) Power, according to Follet, was the ability to influence and bring about a change. Concept of integration, which involves finding a solution acceptable to all group members Elton Mayo (1868-1933) Abraham Maslow: Maslow’s Hierarchy of human needs His theory rested on these assumptions. 1-Physiological needs; 2-Safety or security needs 3-Belongingness or social needs; 4-Esteem or status needs 5-Self actualization or self-fulfillment needs. Douglas Mcgregor Chris Argyris Maturity – immaturity theory People progress from a stage of immaturity and dependence to a state of maturity and independence. Model I and Model II organization analysis: Model I organization are manipulative Model II organization are open to learning Third: Quantitative Approach It includes the application of statistics, optimization models, information models and computer simulations. More specifically, this approach focuses on achieving organizational effectiveness. Three main branches: Management Science Operations Management and Management Information Systems. Management
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