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Management Timeline

The beginnings of management thought up to 2011.

Kourtney Singleton

on 13 November 2013

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Transcript of Management Timeline

Scientific Management Theory
The Gilbreths
Administrative Management Theory
Max Weber
Henri Fayol
behavioral Management Theory
Douglas McGregor
Mary Parker Follett
Organizational Environment Theory
Katz, Kahn,
and Thompson
Burns and Stalker
Management Science Theory
Father of management
Believed in simplifying the work process for efficiency
Frank (1868-1924) and Lillian (1878-1972)
Followed Taylor's analysis of time and motion
Interested in the study of fatigue
Theory of Bureaucracy
Believed that there should be centralization and that everyone should know their place
Invented the 14 principles that increased the efficiency of management
Division of Labor, Authority and Responsibility, Unity of Command, Line of Authority, Centralization, Unity of Direction, Equity, Order, Intiative, Discipline, Remuneration of Personnel, Stability of Tenure of Personnel, Subordination of Individual Interests to the Common Interest, Esprit de Corps
Mother of Management
Argued that Taylor's views were not humanitarian, the best person to be involved in job analysis is the worker
Believed power is fluid
Post- World War II
Theory X and Theory Y
Came up with two management techniques based on the way that management views their workers
Developed the Open-Systems View
Compares the way the environment affects a company and how they respond to the environment
Created the Contingency Theory
This theory lies on the fact that there is no one best way to organize
The organizational structures that the managers decide on are contingent upson the external environment
Contemporary approach to management
Focuses on the quantitative techniques to help manager maximize the use of the organizational resources
There are four specific branches: quantitative management, operations management, total quality management, management information systems
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