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Exploring Management Theories: Bridging Academia and Practice

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Management as an academic discipline is interdisciplinary, drawing from various fields. Theories can be classified by time or subject matter, with overlaps between categories. Understanding these theories is vital for practical management applications, such as project management tools derived from Scientific Management. This knowledge enhances daily management practices.

Can you think of any instances where traditional management theories might not be applicable in modern workplaces?

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