Business management and organizational theory discussion | bmgt 364

It is important to write concisely, provide the chapter title, chapter heading.  Include in-text citations and a reference in a reference list.    

The chapters are here:

Why It Matters: History of Management

Scientific Management

Bureaucratic Management

Humanistic Management

Current Developments in Management Practices

Putting It Together: History of Management

Discussion questions:

1.  Discuss one classical organizational theory and compare with two other theories of management identified in the weekly readings.  Provide examples to illustrate how each theory has been or is depicted in the workplace. Using the three identified theories, discuss the role of the manager in each theory.

2.  It is assumed that the classical theories of management are dated and not relevant in today’s business environment.  Identify a classical theory and explain why and how it is relevant in business today; Fredrick Taylor proposed a theory of management that focused on efficiency and motion.  Discuss whether Taylor’s theory is applicable in today’s business environment.  Explain how or how not.

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