The words of Douglas McGregor, one of the fore-fathers of management theory and one of the top business thinkers of all time, cannot and should not be ignored. Praise for Douglas McGregor, Revisited "This book revisits in a contemporary manner the most important question facing management today: given what we know about human nature, how should work be managed so as to unleash the vast creative potential of human beings?
So began Douglas McGregor in this 1960 management classic
So began Douglas McGregor in this 1960 management classic. It was a seemingly simple question he asked, yet it led to a fundamental revolution in management. Today, with the rise of the global economy, the information revolution, and the growth of knowledge-driven work, McGregor's simple but provocative question continues to resonate-perhaps more powerfully than ever before
In essays like "New Concepts of Management" and books like The Human Side of Enterprise, the late MIT educator Douglas McGregor argued articulately that corporations are not merely machines, nor are workers simply cogs to run them. Now, in Douglas McGregor, Revisited, Gary Heil, Warren G. Bennis, and Deborah C. Stephens resurrect many of these prescient observations and place them in a context appropriate for our times.
The book revisits, but not critically, and it largely ignores some of the more complex elements of Doug’s . However they were notable advances at the time. But this was clearly not the authors’ intentions
The book revisits, but not critically, and it largely ignores some of the more complex elements of Doug’s evolving thoughts. Further, it is often unclear which of the concepts discussed are originally Doug’s and which are those of the present authors. But this was clearly not the authors’ intentions. The book is directed to managers, not academicians. For this purpose it might be useful. Fortunately, the book’s last section includes portions of Doug’s more important works.
Includes bibliographical references and index. Pt. 1. Why McGregor Matters - 1. Why McGregor Matters - 2. Rethinking Your Thinking - 3. Becoming McGregorian - 4. Thinking Systematically - 5. Performance Appraisal or Performance Development - 6. Winning with Teams - 7. Build Cooperation Instead of Internal Competition - 8. Building the Intrinsically Motivating, Actualizing Organization - 9. Creating a. Cause Worthy of Commitment - 10. Leaders, Test Your Assumptions - Pt.
McGregor's book, The Human Side of Enterprise (1960), described Theory X and Theory Y based upon Maslow's . Heil . Bennis . and Stephens D. (2000). Douglas McGregor, Revisited: Managing the Human Side of the Enterprise (p. 236)
McGregor's book, The Human Side of Enterprise (1960), described Theory X and Theory Y based upon Maslow's original hierarchy of needs. 236). New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Likert R. (1967).
Throughout the book, McGregor subjects cus- THE HUMAN SIDE OF ENTERPRISE tomary management practices to careful scru- Famed MIT scholar and father of Theory Y tiny. He uncovers the arbitrary core of perfor- management, Douglas McGregor published The mance appraisal and merit pay and scores Human Side of Enterprise (HSE) some forty years managerial manipulation of the illusion of par- ago. If newer were necessarily better, HSE ticipation. would now only merit a footnote
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Douglas McGregor, revisited: managing the human side of the enterprise. Really the theories propounded by Douglas McGregor actually the human nature. They are useful to me and can used at places that they best fit. Reply. The police manager: Professional leadership skills. 80 for an entire boxed set. The publisher gradually added books, and by the 1990s more than 27 titles in the series were authored by OD and MCD scholars such as Warner Burke, Susan Mohrman, Thomas Cummings, Larry Greiner, John Kotter, Richard Hackman, and Ed Lawler and Jay Galbraith.