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William M. Pride + 2 others
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Textbook Problem

What are the underlying assumptions of Theory X and Theory Y?

Summary Introduction

To determine: The underlying assumptions of Theory X and Theory Y.

Introduction: Douglas McGregor planned Theory X and Theory Y in the year 1960 by proposing two parts of human conduct at work, or as it were, two unique perspectives of people: one of which is pessimistic, called as Theory X and the other is sure, supposed as Theory Y.

Explanation

The underlying assumptions of Theory X are as follows:

  • Managers must pressure, manage, and a few times even pressurize employees to accomplish hierarchical objectives.
  • Individuals by and large should be driven, have no desire, and will not look for duty.
  • Individuals have an aversion to work.

The underlying assumptions of Theory Y are as follows:

  • Individuals develop into focused on objectives when the achievement of those objectives brings rewards...

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