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Management Theory and Practice

In your response, select one of the management theories in the textbook, explain the elements that are the foundation of the management theory you selected, and how the theory identifies the roles and skills of the manager. Additionally, describe three management skills necessary for the effective management of an organization. Outline three management roles in relation to the management of people and organizational processes.

Plunkett, W. R., Allen, G. S., & Attner, R.F (2013). Management: Meeting and exceeding customer expectations (10th ed.). Mason, OH : South-Western Cengage Learning.

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Kiechel, W., III. (2012, November). The management century. Harvard Business Review 90(11) 63-75. Retrieved from the EBSCOhost database.

Leidner, D.E., & Elam, J.J. (1994). Executive information systems: Their impact on executive decision making. Journal of Management Information Systems, 10(3), 139-155. Retrieved from the EBSCOhost database.

Maslow, A.H. (1943). A theory of human motivation. Psychological Review, 50(4), 370-396. Retrieved from the EBSCOhost database.

Quinn, R.E., & Kim, C. (1983). Organizational life cycles and shifting criteria of effectiveness: Some preliminary evidence. Management Science, 29(1), 33-51. Retrieved from the ProQuest database.

Kiechel, W., III. (2012, November). The management century. Harvard Business Review 90(11) 63-75. Retrieved from the EBSCOhost database.

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Management Theory and Practice
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--Select one of the management theories in the textbook, explain the elements that are the foundation of the management theory you selected, and how the theory identifies the roles and skills of the manager.

The main types of management theories reflect classical, human relations, neo-human, and the system theory for effectively managing the business operations. The foundation of management is developing a style based on the selected approach management theory, in relation, towards achieving the desired outcome; higher profitability or efficient job processes. In management theory the purpose is in bridging together an effective leader that can access data and situational instances that empower the organization's internal workforce. In doing so, the daily management functions can improve towards meeting ...

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The review into management theories that support the senior leadership goal for sufficient efficiency within their organization.

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