Management Theories and the Workplace
Purpose of Assignment
The purpose of this assignment is to increase learners’ comprehension of management roles, viewpoints, and theories.
Resources: Ch. 2 of Management: A Practical Introduction, sample leadership theory table.
Select three theories from the textbook.
Summarize the theory and viewpoint(s) in a table. Please use the sample leadership theory table provided.
Develop up to 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 leadership theory table.
- Include in-text citations and at least one reference.
- Evaluate which of the three management theories works best for your work environment or an organization with which you are familiar.
Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines