organizational behavior

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theory prior to 1900: Emphasized the division of labor and the importance of machinery to facilitate labor Scientific management (1910s-)--Described management as a science with employers having specific but different responsibilities; encouraged the scientific selection, training, and development of workers and the equal division of work between workers and management Classical school (1910s- ) Listed the duties of a manager as planning, organizing, commanding employees, coordinating activities, and controlling performance; basic principles called for specialization of work, unity of command, scalar chain of command, and coordination of activities Human relations (1920s-)Focused on the importance of the attitudes and feelings of workers; informal roles and norms influenced performance Group dynamics (1940s) Encouraged individual participation in decision-making; noted the impact of work group on performance Bureaucracy--(1940s) Emphasized order, system, rationality, uniformity, and consistency in management; lead to equitable treatment for all employees by management Leadership (1950s) stressed the importance of groups having both social task leaders; differentiated between Theory X and Y management Decision theory (1960s)suggested that individuals "satisfied" when they make decisions Sociotechnical School (1960s) Called for considering technology and work groups when understanding a work system Envir...
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theory prior to 1900: Emphasized the division of labor and the importance of machinery to facilitate labor Scientific management (1910s-)--Described management as a science with employers having specific but different responsibilities; encouraged the scientific selection, training, and development of workers and the equal division of work between workers and management Classical school (1910s- ) Listed the duties of a manager as planning, organizing, commanding employees, coordinating activities, and controlling performance; basic principles called for specialization of work, unity of command, scalar chain of command, and coordination of activities Human relations (1920s-)Focused on the importance of the attitudes and feelings of workers; informal roles and norms influenced performance Group dynamics (1940s) Encouraged individual participation in decision-making; noted the impact of work group on performance Bureaucracy--(1940s) Emphasized order, system, rationality, uniformity, and consistency in management; lead to equitable treatment for all employees by management Leadership (1950s) stressed the importance of groups having both social task leaders; differentiated between Theory X and Y management Decision theory (1960s)suggested that individuals "satisfied" when they make decisions Sociotechnical School (1960s) Called for considering technology and work groups when understanding a work system Envir...
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/ Outline How Different Types Of Organizational Structures May Enhance Or Inhibit Performance. Organization Can Be A Stressful Place In Which To Work, Thus Stress Management Is Becoming An Important Issue At Work. It Can Be Argued That The Responsibility For Stress Management Lies With Both The Organization And The Individuals Who Are, Or C... organizations as open systems The Increasing Application Of Scientific Management Principles Of Work The improving conditions of flexible work are blurring the world of work, but it is a useful form of flexible contract for employers. Critically examine this Contention? There are different types of economic systems, how each of these types deals with the economic problem? To what extent does the Human Relations Approach to the design of work and management of people represent an improvement over work designed and managed according to the principles of Scientific Management? types of economic systems What are the motivating characteristics of work? Discuss with reference to well-known theories of work motivation. Work Team Effectiveness & Organization Culture Knowledge Management Systems (Kms) In Organization: A Collaborative Model For Decision Makers Can a work of art have value regardless of who creates it? Can, and should, we look past the character of the artist - however immoral we consider them to be - and simply experience and esteem the work itself? Distributed VS Centralized Systems in the MasterCard Organization Identifying at least two characteristics of both open systems and interoperability The impact of Information Systems on business process design (or redesign), managerial roles, and the changing world of work
 

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