William McGregor

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  • Big Fish Is A Good Character Study

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    and son who don’t get along very well. William Bloom, who is the son to Edward bloom, gets very upset with his father for always telling tall tales, or stories anywhere they go. In the beginning of the film, the father starts off by telling the story about him catching the fish at his sons wedding reception. William gets very angry with his father for telling this story once again, and the fact that it was at his son’s reception. This occurrence leads to William and Edward to stop speaking to each other

  • Leadership Theory X And Theory Y

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    Leadership Theories The concept of Transformational Leadership was initially introduce be leadership expert and presidential biographer James McGregor Burns (About, 2015). This type of leadership requires for leaders and followers to have a connection like no other where mutual respect and trust has to be the foundation of the working relationship. The idea is that in the end everyone results benefited in one way or another. A different approach on leadership is Douglas McGregor’s Theory X and Theory

  • Employee Motivation Is A Feedback Loop Between External And Internal Activities

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    resources, by directing and controlling employee behavior (McGregor, 2000, p.2). • Humans by nature lack the ability to motivate themselves in the absence of the manager’s pressure and leadership (McGregor, 2000, p.2). • Without the intervention of management employee will only do the bare minimum required of them (McGregor, 2000, p. 2). • Employees are lacking of “ambition”, disliking of “responsibility” and prefer “to be led” (McGregor, 2000, p.2). • Employees will not willingly engage in activities

  • The Theory X And Theory Y

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    Douglas McGregor, a social psychologist in the 1960’s, developed two theories for workplace employees (Theory X and Theory Y, 1996-2016). Theory X describes employees as unmotivated, irresponsible, they need to be controlled, and they dislike working. Theory Y describes employees as responsible, enthusiastic, motivated, and imaginative. As an employee, not in a Management position, I can say I appreciate a manager who follows the Theory Y description. Since I feel that way as an employee, I will

  • Douglas McGregor’s Theory X and Theory Y Essay

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    X and Theory Y Biography of Douglas McGregor Douglas McGregor was born on 1906 in Detroit, America. In 1895, it was here that his grandfather, Thomas McGregor started his business and given its name as, McGregor Institute. The business provides assistance to Great Lakes sailors and other transient labour. The Institute provided shelter, warmth and food to approximately 100 men every year. When Thomas McGregor passed away, his son Murray McGregor (Douglas’s father) continued to manage

  • The Human Side Of Enterprise

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    behaviors. McGregor explains that there are two groups that the manager’s assumption falls under and they are Theory X or Theory Y. Theses theories were developed in the 1960’s at MIT Sloan School of management. Both theories describe a dissimilar organizational motivation. In the book, McGregor explains that managers who use the Theory X style assume that their employees are disinterested and will avoid working if they can. McGregor explains, “every managerial act rests on assumptions” (McGregor, 2006

  • Human Relations Reflection

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    The Research in Human Relations course guided me in the application mindset of my studies. Mindfully being able to break down information, from the statement of the issue to the analysis of data, to even an appropriate outcome that is beneficial to a particular field of study, is what this course promotes. Don Miguel Ruiz states in his novel, The Four Agreements, that we make different types of assumptions simply because we do not have the courage to ask questions (Ruiz & Mills, 1997, p. 68). This

  • What Are The Five Major Models Of Organizations That Characterized Employees?

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    Individuals are all different but they all share similar characteristics. It comes within the leader to recognize the differences and similarities. Leaders have to analyze and comprehend the employees so that workers perform a better outcome. Organizations need a mission to look forward; this objective should be shared or compatible with employees so that outcomes are better and more effective. There are five major models of organization that characterized employees. These models are Autocratic model

  • Theory X And Theory Of The Open System View

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    ’ For establishing efficient and effective organization, many management practices have developed gradually to arrange with the political, economic and cultural forces of their time. This paper critically evaluates the theory established by McGregor i.e. Theory X and Theory Y and also theory of The Open System View. The paper will initially introduce to the theory. This will be followed by their contributions and limitations in managing employees today. According to Douglas, human behavior

  • Psychological Contract Theories of Managing

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    Managers who believe in theory Y assumptions create trust based firms with empowered employees (McGregor, Douglas. The Human Side of Enterprise. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1960)”. I am a manger, who believes in Theory Y. Therefore, I have difficulty accepting employees who behave according to Theory X. b. What personal values seem to underline

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