Discuss How Management Theory and Practice Has Changed over Since the Early 1900’s
Bartol, K (1998) states that before the classical approaches exist, there are some …show more content…
Campling (2008, p.101) states that system theory is based on the idea that an organization can be imagined as a system. A system is a set of interrelated parts operating as a unit toward to the common goal. Contingency theory tries to match management practices with the demand of different situation. The previous theories such as Weber’s bureaucracy and Taylor’s scientific management had failed because they neglected that various environment influenced the management system and organizational structure. There could not be one best way for leadership or organization. This theory tries to identify contingency principles to actions, depending on the situation’s characteristics.
Nowadays, the national boundaries of world business are rapidly disappearing. Campling (2008, p.7) states that the economy for the whole world is rely the resource flows and product markets on each other rather than only with the local. Globalization brings many opportunities to spread the businesses to reach around the world. Technology is the major