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Organizational Theory: Contingency-Oriented or Universal

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Two organizational behavior students are debating the idea that many OB theories are contingency-oriented. One student believes that every OB theory should be contingency-oriented. The other student disagrees, saying that most theories should try to be universal. Evaluate both positions and provide your opinion on this issue.

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Welcome kindly to BM! Please rate 5/5 based on my 100 words of notes.

As you evaluate both positions, I do see validity in the contingency approach side since a lot of management is highly situational ...

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100 words of notes are given to justify if OB theories are more contingency-oriented or universal in scope and sequence.