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What Managers Do, Fourth Edition by Harold L Gilmore, William R Allen

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2The Development of Contemporary Management

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Learning Objectives

By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:

•  Identify the contributions of the classical approach to management thought.

•  Identify the contributions of the behavioral science approach to management thought.

•  Identify the contributions of the systems approach to management thought.

•  Identify the contributions of the contingency theory of management to management thought.

•  Identify the contributions of the practitioner-oriented approach to management thought.

•  Identify the contributions of the total quality management approach to management thought.

Management, as ...

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