Essay about Theories of Management
The classical management theory, which came about during the Industrial Revolution, focused on the single best way to perform and manage tasks. This enabled factories to operate year round and mass production of goods. But as the revolution went on, the factories divided into separate schools of thought regarding management yet still considered it to be a part of classical. The …show more content…
Next, around World War II, management theories moved to the mathematical approaches called quantitative school of management and management science. These allow managers to measure the effectiveness of their operations. In emergency services they use computer programs for dispatching and tracking responses to 911 calls. By using the computer program they can measure the effectiveness of response time and the number of calls they receive. In turn, that information allows them to plan, organize and staff accordingly.
Management Information Systems (MIS), a computer program, give managers important information in