The Theory Of Bureaucratic Management

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The term organisation behaviour according to Stephen P Robbins is “A field of study that investigates the impact that individuals, groups, and structure have on behaviour within organizations, for the purpose of applying such knowledge toward improving an organization 's effectiveness” (2000). It is the continuing study of attitudes and behaviour employees demonstrate and is concerned about physiological, behavioural and interpersonal dynamics in an organisation. This essay will focus on the study of rational organisation theory of bureaucratic management, based on the German sociologist Max Weber (1864-1920). It will focus on four main areas of bureaucratic management. Firstly, how Weber describes the rationality of society has introduced bureaucratization of society and how this has effected organisational behaviour amongst society. Secondly, how the organisational behaviour of bureaucracy can create proven organisational success. Thirdly, it will approach alternative organisational studies; thus being autonomous organisation theory and the also known as social organisation. Lastly, this essay will address the criticisms of Weber’s organisational behaviour study, and the disadvantages of bureaucracy has on success. Max Weber’s bureaucratization of society
Weber argues that bureaucracies as an organisational structure are technically greater than all other forms of organisations ,due to it being more rational and efficient; thus built on principles outlined by
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