Explain both Bureaucratic Management Theory and Classical Management Theory, including background on the development of each theory. Then compare the similarities and the differences between the two theories.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 4, 2020, 3:48 am ad1c9bdddf
Bureaucratic Management Theory
This management theory is "a formal system of organization based on clearly defined hierarchical levels and roles in order to maintain efficiency and effectiveness" (Vector Study, 2013, para 1). This theory seems to be focused on establishing a hierarchy, dividing an organization into those hierarchies and establishing very clear and strong lines of authority and control within the organization. According to the theorist who developed the idea, a bureaucratic organization "has clear rules and regulations which are strictly followed" (Akrani, 2011, para 1).
This solution explains Bureaucratic Management Theory and Classical Management Theory. It also compares and contrasts the two theories by looking at their development and main characteristics.