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History of Organization and Management Theories

History of Organization and Management Theories

In this video, we will explore organizational theory and its historical evolution. Professor Chiu will guide us through Adam Smith’s seminal work in “The Wealth of Nations,” uncovering the foundational concepts of classical organizational theory, such as the invisible hand and division of labor.

Next, we will delve into McGregor’s Theory X and Theory Y. McGregor’s Theory X assumes employees inherently dislike work, requiring strict supervision. In contrast, Theory Y posits that employees are intrinsically motivated and enjoy work, seeking responsibility. These theories shape managerial attitudes towards employee management, influencing practices in motivation, leadership, and organizational behavior in the workplace.

You could find educator’s contact here, Chiung-Hsuan Chiu

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