“Workers are inherently lazy and require constant supervision to ensure they achieve set tasks”. This statement reflects a certain type of management philosophy and suggests a particular application of management theory. Discuss this approach and its strengths and weaknesses. In your answer consider whether there are better alternatives to this approach. Refer closely to the literature in preparation of your discussion.
Due Date: 11:55 PM, Sunday, 31 March 2019
Weighting Percentage: 20%
Addresses learning outcome(s):
- be able to understand the principal historical and current approaches to the study of management
- apply the various theories of management to particular management situations
- understand the tasks and competencies required in the practice of management
- demonstrate basic competencies in the written and oral presentation of academic work Writing a good academic essay requires solid research, critical evaluation of theory in light of contemporary research and practice, and persuasive, well-structured information and reasoning. Your essay should include a critical review of the relevant theories that underpin the area of management and illustrate how the theories inform your discussion or argument. It is critical that you access a range of credible academic sources in the preparation of your essay.
write an essay of 1500 words. A variation of 10% either way will be accepted.
Approx 1375 (doesn’t count references)