Theory Xyz

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Theory Z Theory Z is an approach to management that advocates matching the organization’s culture to that of the larger society and assumes that involved workers are the key to increased productivity. In other words, the values of certain cultures affect the way the employees work, and therefore, those values should be taken into concideration when managing employees of a certain business. Another part of the theory is that, theory Z workers can be trusted to do their jobs to their utmost ability so long as the management can be trusted to support them. Interpreter of theory Z Theory Z was created by Dr. William Ouchi Professor Ouchi spent years researching Japanese companies and examining American companies using the Theory Z…show more content…
The desire, under this theory, is to develop a work force, which has more of a loyalty towards staying with the company for an entire career, and be more permanent than in other types of settings. It is expected that once an employee does rise to a position of high level management, they will know a great deal more about the company and how it operates, and will be able to use Theory Z management theories effectively on the newer employees (Luthans, 1989, p. 36). Theory X and Theory Y are theories of human motivation created and developed by Douglas McGregor at the MIT Sloan School of Management in the 1960s that have been used in human resource management, organizational behavior, organizational communication and organizational development. They describe two contrasting models of workforce motivation. Theory X and Theory Y have to do with the perceptions managers hold on their employees, not the way they generally behave. It is attitude not attributes. ------------------------------------------------- Theory X In this theory, which has been proven counter effective in most modern practice, management assumes employees are inherently lazy and will avoid work if they can and that they inherently dislike work. As a result of this, management believes that workers need to be closely
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