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Management Theories

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  • Submitted: 19/06/2006
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University Degree Management Studies

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HNC Management Assignment

By

Vikki Carpenter

Management Theories

Terms of reference

* Research and gather information on different management theories

* Collate information and create a table of findings on approaches, highlighting differences

* Relate findings to organisations, giving examples.

* Evaluate procedures, search strategy and the effectiveness of using available resources

* Make recommendations for improving research skills for future assignments

The Research

Management theories and approaches were researched and compared. To do this information was firstly sourced from a number of media's such as Internet web sites and management books. Information was then organised into the different theories and read before deciding what was to be used. Sources of information used are referenced below.

I. http://www.managementhelp.org Very Brief History of Management Theories, written by Carter McNamara, PhD

II. http://www.moray.ac.uk/pilot_files/evolution.htm The Evolution of Management and Organisational Behaviour (OB)

III. http://www.accel-team.com/human_relations/index.html The Human Relations School of Management

IV. http://faculty.ncwc.edu/toconnor/417/417lect06.htm The Systems Approach to Management (circa 1945 - 1975)

V. http://www.utexas.edu/courses/speclass/courses/350/ppt/hrel350/tsld001.htm Human Relations Movement

VI. Management and Organisational Behaviour 5th Edition (Prentice Hall) Laurie J Mullins

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