Douglas McGregor: Theory X and Theory Y
- Beyond Theory Y. Allen, Louis A. // Management Review;Apr74, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p31
Explores a more realistic theory that will reflect ones understanding about how practicing managers regard people. Aspects of the Theory X and Theory Y of Douglas McGregor; Assumption of Theory X that people's behavior is strongly influenced by their beliefs; Theory Y interpretation that the...
- The Influence of Douglas McGregor. Highhouse, Scott // TIP: The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist;Oct2011, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p105
The author explains how organizational psychology has been influenced by the management theories of former Antioch College's president Douglas McGregor. He looks at the effect of McGregor's 1960 book "The Human Side of Enterprise" on management education practices. He discusses the application...
- On The Death of Theory Y. Graham, Robert J. // Interfaces;Jun80, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p76
The article presents a discussion on the phasing out of management scientist Douglas McGregor's Theory Y of motivation in project management. There are several problems that arise when attempting to instill Theory Y assumptions in a non-Theory Y world. This happens because the environment that...
- Douglas McGregor's Theoretical Models: Their Application in assessing Leadership Styles. Dartey-Baah, Kwasi // Academic Leadership (15337812);2009, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p7
The article focuses on Douglas McGregor, a leadership theorist's theoretical models and their application in assessing leadership styles. He believed that giving attention to the human side of management and leadership is a fundamental requirement for the success of organizations. McGregor...
- THEORY Z. Urwick, Lyndall F. // SAM Advanced Management Journal (00360805);Winter70, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p14
Comments on the contrasting theories of the late individual psychologist Douglas McGregor on individual behavior which he described as Theory X and Theory Y. Main difference between the two theories; Difficulties in McGregor's argument; Primary aim of every manager.
- alphabet theories of management. // Bloomsbury Business Library - Business & Management Dictionary;2007, p327
A definition of the term "alphabet theories of management" is presented. It refers to the management theories named along the lines of management guru Douglas McGregor's Theory X and Theory Y.
- In Defense of Theory Y. Schein, Edgar H. // Organizational Dynamics;Summer75, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p17
This article discusses various arguments about Douglas McGregor's Theory Y, related to the employees' behavior in the organization. As organizations and technology become more complex in response to more turbulent environments, it becomes progressively more important for managers to hold the set...
- A Reappraisal of Job Structure and Employee Satisfaction. Burns, John E. // Industrial Management;Sep69, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p1
Editorial. Discusses the theory of behavioral scientists Chris Argyris and Douglas McGregor related job structure and employee satisfaction. Needs of an employee; Details on the opportunities offered by industrial organizations; Information on a study on the theory of McGregor and Argyris.
- Burlington Appoints McGregor President. Malone, Scott // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;5/22/2000, Vol. 179 Issue 99, p23
Reports on retired M.A. Hanna Co. chairman and chief executive officer Douglas McGregor's appointment to the post of president and chief operating officer at Greensboro, North Carolina-based Burlington Industries Inc. McGregor's roles and responsibilities; Career history.