Management Theories and the Workplace

The purpose of this assignment is to increase learners’ comprehension of management roles, theories, and viewpoints.

Assignment Steps 

Resources: Ch. 2 of Management: A Practical Introduction, sample management theory table, University Library.

Select six theories from the textbook and/or library.  See Attachments

Summarize the theory viewpoint(s), and how it is applied in the workplace. Please use the sample management theory table provided, and be thorough (this should mean that this worksheet should be at least 500 words long).

Include three references including the textbook.

Format your references and in-text citations consistent with APA guidelines.

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Management Theories And The Workplace

Purpose of Assignment

The purpose of this assignment is to increase learners’ comprehension of management roles, viewpoints, and theories.

Assignment Steps

Resources: Ch. 2 of Management: A Practical Introduction, sample management theory table.

Select three theories from the textbook.

Summarize the theory and viewpoint(s) in a table. Please use the sample management theory table provided.

Develop a 1,050-word report including the following:

  • Briefly discuss an overview of management.
  • Include the roles managers play.
  • Examine the development of management theories, including how these theories reflected the changing business environment.
  • Compare and contrast the three management theories you included in your management theory table.
  • Evaluate which of the three management theories works best for your work environment or an organization with which you are familiar.
  • Include in-text citations and at least one reference.

Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.