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Management Theories in the Workplace

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cosmetology field, we are always looking for innovative ways to perform styles. I always tell my staff to work smart not hard.

Principle two is, “Codify the new methods of performing tasks into written rules and standard operating procedures.” With this principle, Taylor simply took the recorded data from principle one and provided training to everyone. With the training everyone learns to carry out each tasks the same way. When dealing with a salon, each stylist or barber we learn the same techniques, but we typically put our edge on the technique in order to showcase our creativity. Principle three states to, “carefully select workers who possess skills and abilities that match the needs of the task, and train them to perform the task according to the established rules and procedures. Principle 4 is, “establish a fair or acceptable level of performance for a task, and then develop a pay stem that rewards performance above the acceptable level.” Principles three and four definitely play a part in my current business. Everyone in my salon is required to perform at a professional level. If you are not able to perform I will give you an opportunity to receive more training or let you go. If my employee performs at the level that I need them to, I provide lunches and small gifts year around.

Weber thought that his bureaucracy theory is the most successful tool of domination. In the last 20 years the progression of Weber’s outlook of administrative management theory is of some relevance. His theory works with the medium to large companies or organizations. Scientific management’s progression is still making significant additives to management theory today. With the technological advancement used today, we have better quality assurance and control. Taylorism is the backbone of some of the fields we practice today.

Some of the most effective management competencies for the work environment at my salon are, leadership, trustworthiness, results driven, and organizational skills. Leadership is needed in order to help others develop. Trustworthiness is a competency that influence behavior in the workplace. Results driven is a competency that pushes management to meet on time. The last competency is organizational skills; this is needed for time management. Time management is vital when it comes to leadership.

In conclusion, both administrative management theory and scientific management theory are vital when it comes to any type of management or leadership in an organization. In my opinion, the scientific management theory is used more now than the administrative management theory. If organizations looked more into all the Contemporary theories most of the organizations would be more successful.


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