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History of Management

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  • Jules Henri Fayol

    Jules Henri Fayol
    "Henri Fayol was born in 1841 and died in 1925. After 30 years of an eminently successful career as a practitioner, Fayol devoted the remainder of his life, from 1918 to 1925, to promoting his theory of administration."
    Fells, M. J. (2000). Fayol stands the test of time. Journal of Management History, 6(8), 345. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/210947213?accountid=9358
  • Frederick Taylor

    Frederick Taylor
    "Few management theorists have been more presisently criticizied than Frederic W. Taylor, the founder of scienctific management, despite his widely recognized as a key figure in the history of management thought." The Ideas of Frederick W. Taylor: An Evaluation
    Edwin A. Locke
    The Academy of Management Review
    Vol. 7, No. 1 (Jan., 1982), pp. 14-24
    Published by: Academy of Management
    Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/257244
  • Mary Parker Follett

    Mary Parker Follett
    "More than a century after the publication of her first book (Follett, 1896), Mary Parker Follett (1868-1933) remains one of our preeminent thinkers about democracy and social organization. Follett's original, penetrating analyses of leadership, power and authority, conflict and group behavior form the basis of much of our modern discourse about organizations."
    Salimath, M. S., & Lemak, D. J. (2004). Mary P. follett: Translating philosophy into a paradigm of lifelong learning. Management Decisio
  • Elton Mayo

    Elton Mayo
    "Elton May is widely credited with being the founder of the Human Relations School of Thought."
    Rairdon, J. L. (2006). A critical review of the lasting impact of george elton mayo upon management thought. (Order No. 3287754, Colorado Technical University). ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, , 180-n/a. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/304914170?accountid=9358. (304914170).
  • Scientific Management was introduced

    Scientific Management was introduced
    "The principles are as follows: development of a true science, the scientific selection of the workman, the workman's scientific education and development and the intimate relationship between the management and the men."
    Huang, K., Tung, J., Lo, S. C., & Chou, M. (2013). A REVIEW AND CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE PRINCIPLES OF SCIENTIFIC MANAGEMENT. International Journal of Organizational Innovation (Online), 5(4), 78-85. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/1355887384?accountid=9358
  • Kurt Lewin

    Kurt Lewin
    "Lewin's influence is everywhere in contemporary management: running meetings, work design, training, team development, systems change, leadership styles, participative methods, survey feedback methods, consultation skills, change theory and action research."
    Coghlan, D., & Brannick, T. (2003). Kurt lewin: The "practical theorist" for the 21st century. Irish Journal of Management, 24(2), 31-37. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/207647113?accountid=9358
  • FRitz Roethlisberger

    FRitz Roethlisberger
    "In 1961, Fritz Roethlisberger, coauthor of the landmark Hawthorne studies, wrote a memorandum sketching his understanding of the nascent field of organizational behavior."
    Vaill, P. B. (2007). F. J. roethlisberger and the elusive phenomena of organizational behavior. Journal of Management Education, 31(3), 321-338. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/195710244?accountid=9358
  • Rensis Likert

    Rensis Likert
    "An early pioneer in the field of social psychology, Likert designed the eponymous scale as part of his work in developing procedures for studying people's attitudes, and also introduced the concept of open-ended questions to accompany forced-choice questions."
    Salopek, J. J. (2004). Rethinking likert. T + D, 58(9), 26-29. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/227023262?accountid=9358
  • Joseph Juran

    Joseph Juran
    "PIONEER. TEACHER. CONSULTANT. GURU. Each of these words describes Joseph M. Juran, the man who became a giant in the world of quality management and changed how companies do business."
    Edmund, M., & Juran, J. M. (2008). The architect of quality: Joseph M. juran 1904-2008. Quality Progress, 41(4), 20-25. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/214757466?accountid=9358
  • Abraham Maslow

    Abraham Maslow
    "Needs identified by Maslow, in their hierarchical order, include physiological, safety, social, self-esteem, and self-actualization. In Maslow's model, individuals initially seek to satisfy physiological needs. These are the basic human needs required to sustain life and include food, clothing and shelter. Any other needs provide little motivation until these basic needs are satisfied."
    Gambrel, P. A., & Cianci, R. (2003). Maslow's hierarchy of needs: Does it apply in A collectivist culture. Jo
  • Chris Argyris

    Chris Argyris
    "In acknowledging Argyris's many contributions particularly in the field of organizational learning (OL) I seek to draw attention to some of the lessons that emerge when we reflect on the standards that his scholarship sets for future research in OL and for OL researchers in particular."
    Antonacopoulou, E. (2004). On the virtues of practising scholarship: A tribute to chris argyris, a 'timeless learner'. Management Learning, 35(4), 381-395. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/20989
  • Hawthrone Effect

    Hawthrone Effect
    "The Hawthorne Studies were the single most important investigation of the human dimensions of industrial relations in the early 20th century. They were undertaken at the Bell Telephone Western Electric manufacturing plant in Chicago beginning in 1924 and continued through the early years of the Depression."
  • Total Quality Management

    Total Quality Management
    "TQM can be defined as an integrative approach to management that supports the attainment of customer satisfaction through a wide variety of tools and techniques that the end result is higher quality of goods and services."
    Richards, J. (2012). Total quality management. Business Management and Strategy, 3(2), 36-42. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/1321088621?accountid=9358
  • Two Factor Theory

    Two Factor Theory
    "In 1959, Herzberg, Mausner, and Snyderman published their now famous book on job satisfaction and motivation, The Motivation to Work. They concluded that there are two sets of factors affecting job satisfaction."
    Utley, D. R., Westbrook, J., & Turner, S. (1997). The relationship between herzberg's two-factor theory and quality improvement implementation. Engineering Management Journal, 9(3), 5-13. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/208969973?accountid=9358
  • Theory X and Theory Y

    Theory X and Theory Y
    if you look closely at most workplaces you might conclude that managers assume their employees are lazy, irresponsible, passive, and dependent. Only money motivates. Only swift discipline deters bad behavior. Such assumptions McGregor called "Theory X. You could as easily assume that people enjoy work, care about jobs they like, wish to grow and achieve, and - under the right conditions - will take responsibility and do excellent work. Those assumptions he called "Theory Y."
  • Managerial Grid Theory

    Managerial Grid Theory
    "The Managerial Grid has two main axes on which managerial styles are plotted. The horizontal axis denotes a manager’s concern for production; the vertical axis denotes a manager’s
    concern for people."
    Roberson, N. A. (2005). Assessing leadership styles using graves' levels of existence and blake and mouton's managerial grid. (Order No. 3202609, Regent University). ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, , 127-127 p. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/305381796?accountid=9358. (305381
  • Expectancy Theory

    Expectancy Theory
    "The expectancy theory of motivation, originally developed by Vroom (1964), is a theory explaining the process individuals use to make decisions on various behavioral
    Chiang, C. (2006). An expectancy theory model for hotel employee motivation: The moderating role of communication satisfaction. (Order No. 3234497, Kansas State University). ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, , 212-212 p. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/305322483?accountid=9358. (305322483).
  • Fiedler"s Contingency Theory

    Fiedler"s Contingency Theory
    Fiedler's Contingency Theory implies that the effectiveness of leadership is a function of the interactions between the leader and the leadership situation.
  • Alderfer's ERG Theory

    Alderfer's ERG Theory
    "The ERG theory, a model of human motivation developed 1969 by Clayton Alderfer, extended and simplified Maslow's Hierarchy using a relatively smaller set of needs.
    Chang, W., & Yuan, S. (2008). A SYNTHESIZED MODEL OF MARKOV CHAIN AND ERG THEORY FOR BEHAVIOR FORECAST IN COLLABORATIVE PROTOTYPING. JITTA : Journal of Information Technology Theory and Application, 9(2), 45-63. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/200007073?accountid=9358
  • Hershey and Blanchard Situational Leadership Theory

    Hershey and Blanchard Situational Leadership Theory
    Hersey and Blanchard's (1982) model for situational leadership rests in the following basic assumptions: 1. There is no single all-purpose leadership style. 2. The leader's behavior has 2 independent main components: directive behavior and supportive behavior. The 4 quadrants with the different combinations represent the 4 different leadership styles: directing, coaching, supporting and delegating.
  • Leader-Member Exchange

    Leader-Member Exchange
    "Leader-member exchange theory describes the dyadic process by which roles and expectations are developed for a leader with each subordinate."
    O'Donnell, M. E. (2009). The influence of leader behaviors on the leader-member exchange relationship]. (Order No. 3350104, State University of New York at Albany). ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, , 131-n/a. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/305094325?accountid=9358. (305094325).
  • Reaganomics

    "The four key parts of Reaganomics were income-tax cuts, new expenditure priorities, monetary restraint, and regulatory reform. For this far-reaching economic program to fully succeed, delicate balancing was required."
    Weidenbaum, M. (1997, Dec 18). Reaganomics - its remarkable results. The Christian Science Monitor. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/405622314?accountid=9358
  • Organizational Learning Developed

    Organizational Learning Developed
    "One of the paramount strengths of the organizational learning perspective lies in the link it establishes between cognitive perspective (Barrie and Pace, in press) and information acquisition and processing or learning in organizations."
    Barrie, J., & Pace, R. W. (1997). Competence, efficiency, and organizational learning. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 8(4), 335-342. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/234904866?accountid=9358
  • Business Process Management

    Business Process Management
    "Business process management is as old as the discipline of industrial engineering. Localized implementations of process management (e.g. manufacturing processes, shipping processes, etc.) have been prevalent for years[l]."
    Gulledge,Thomas R.,,Jr, & Sommer, R. A. (2002). Business process management: Public sector implications. Business Process Management Journal, 8(4), 364. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/220305589?accountid=9358
  • Obamanomics

    "The real distinction between Obamanomics and Reaganomics involves government's role in achieving growth and broad-based prosperity."
    Reich, R. B. (2009, Mar 28). Obamanomics isn't about big government. Wall Street Journal. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/399113820?accountid=9358