Douglas M Mcgregor Essays and Term Papers

  • Senior Student

    McGregor’s Theory X and Y Submitted to: Dr. Mayssa Banat Prepared by: Walid Suleiman ID number: 3020110201 Fall 2012-2013 Douglas McGregor in 1960 examined theories on behaviour of individuals at work, and he has formulated two models, which he calls Theory X and Theory Y. He said”...

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  • Compare and Contrast the Management Theories of Frederick Taylor, Henri Fayol, Elton Mayo and Douglas Mcgregor. in What Sense(S) Are These Theories Similar and/or Compatible? in What Sense(S) Are These Theories Dissimilar and/or Compatible? How Wo...

    where Elton Mayo was the predominate figure and contributed to the Behavioural viewpoint. This brought about a Human Relations Movement which included Douglas McGregor’s Theory X and Theory Y approach. Similarities and differences can be found between the theories due to the relevant time period they were...

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  • Theory Z

    Purdue University Fort Wayne 3/24/2013 Abstract The purpose of this paper is to discuss the popular Theory X and Theory Y made famous by Douglas McGregor in the 1960’s which offers a very “hard” and “soft” view of leadership and addresses the grey area that is not addressed in his theory. We will...

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  • Generation Y

    Range Community College Abstract This paper explores Theory Y (Generation Y), a set of managerial assumptions set by management theorist Douglas McGregor about manager’s attitudes towards workers, and the Goal Setting Theory. The Goal Setting Theory can aid managers in motivating Generation Y through...

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  • Improving Organization Retention Paper.Doc

    improving the organization retention. Motivation Work theories One of motivation work theories that will be employed involves the Douglas McGregor’s X-Y Theory. Douglas McGregor (1906-1964) was the creator of one of the leading exceptional management theories without comparison. He hypothesized that a management...

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  • Mcgregor's Theory X & Y

    p110252 Lecturer – Graham Orr Douglas McGregor was a psychologist born in 1906, in his career he taught at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) where he was a professor of management and was president at Antioch University Ohio for several years. McGregor theory X and Y represents his assumptions...

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  • Mcgregor's X and Y Theory

    relevant they are to managers of the 21st century. The aim of this piece is to gain a better understanding of the theories of management developed by McGregor and how/if they are still being used today. Before the industrial revolution, the majority of manufacturing was done by a system called ‘crafts...

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  • Classical vs Human Relations Approaches to Management

    enough interest in the social aspect of organisations to spark the Human Relations movement (Bartol et al, 2006; Perrier 1972). Abraham Maslow and Douglas McGregor were two major theorists to contribute to the Human Relations movement. Maslow developed a theory of motivation based on three assumptions of...

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  • motivation

    motivators. In Maslow's defense, Maslow did not originally intend his theories to be applied to the workplace; rather, management specialists such as Douglas McGregor popularized his ideas in the management literature.  David C. McClelland, professor of psychology at Harvard University, is also credited with...

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  • Marry Parker Follet

    Hawthorne Plant, and presaged the rise of the Human Relations Movement, as developed through the work of such figures as Abraham Maslow, Kurt Lewin, Douglas McGregor, Chris Argyris, Dick Beckhard and other breakthrough contributors to the field of Organizational Development or "OD".[6] Her influence can also...

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  • Employee Motivation in Low Income Earning Jobs: a Case Study of Subway

    working life) (Herzberg, 1959). Douglas McGregor’s theory X and theory Y Theory X and Theory Y are theories of human motivation created by Douglas McGregor in 1960s. Theory X and Theory Y are two distinct attitudes toward workforce motivation. According to McGregor, companies followed either one or...

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  • Motivation

    of Theory Y", Journal of Management History, Vol. 17 Iss: 2 pp. 193 - 201 http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17511341111112596 Charles M. Carson, (2005),"A historical view of Douglas McGregor's Theory Y", Management Decision, Vol. 43 Iss: 3 pp. 450 - 460 http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00251740510589814 Sandy Bond...

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  • Organizational Behavior

    learn ways to get ahead from competition. The big question is, where do we begin to study OB? We can start on how we perceive an individual. Douglas McGregor, a Management professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management introduced Theories X and Y, proposing that there are two distinct views of human...

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  • Organizational Communication, "The Ofiice"

    organization’s system and is expected to perform accordingly to their function.  In the human relations theorists such as Elton Mayo, Mary Parker Follett, Douglas McGregor and Rensis Likert tried to integrate psychology and sociology with management. According to them, organizations are a social system of interpersonal...

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  • Eupsychian Approach to Management

    both American and Asian management are able to understand what motivates them. A social psychologist Douglas McGregor grouped Maslow’s theory of needs into a lower order and higher order (McGregor 1960). However, it is suggested that management could use either the higher or lower order to motivate...

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  • Theory X and Theory Y

    theory that I am most interested in writing about is Theory X and Theory Y. These theories are about human motivation created and developed by Douglas McGregor in the 1960’s. The theories describe two different attitudes toward work force motivation. In Theory X, management believes that employees...

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  • Managerial Motivation

    motivators. In Maslow's defense, Maslow did not originally intend his theories to be applied to the workplace; rather, management specialists such as Douglas McGregor popularized his ideas in the management literature. David C. McClelland, professor of psychology at Harvard University, is also credited with...

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  • Motivation in Organization

    Organizations Chad Benefield AMGT 376 Professor Steen April 13, 2012 Motivation in Organizations Abstract The paper critically observes the McGregor theory x and y and its influence in determining organizational behavior. There is also a development on the actions that are mostly undertaken by...

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  • Motivational Theories

    warmth, clothing and shelter and then working up to the top with self-actualisation needs which are the needs to develop one’s full potential. Douglas McGregor later published his theories of motivation in his 1960 book “the Human Side of Enterprise” where he discussed his idea that there are two types...

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  • Management Theory

    8 The Hawthorne Studies.................................................................................................................... 9 Douglas McGregor: Theory X and Theory Y ................................................................................... 10 The Open-Systems View ...........

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