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" The average human being has an inherent dislike of work and will avoid it if he can. "
Nominations Before the Senate Armed Services Committee, First Session, 107th ... - Page 73
by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services - 1961 - 1869 pages
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Perspectives in Defense Management

1967 - 76 pages
...York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., 1960), pp. 33-48. A person who believes In "Theory X" believes that: "(1) The average human being has an Inherent dislike of work and will avoid It If he can. (2) Therefore, most people must be coerced, controlled, directed, threatened with punishment to get them...
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Human Resources Development: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Government ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Government Operations - 1968 - 316 pages
..."Theory X and Theory Y", published in his book, "The Human Side of Enterprise." According to Theory X — 1. The average human being has an inherent dislike...of work and will avoid It if he can. 2. Because of the human characteristics of dislike of work, most people must be coerced, controlled, directed, threatened...
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Corrections

United States. National Advisory Commission on Criminal Justice Standards and Goals - 1973 - 682 pages
...human nature and human behavior labeled by Douglas McGregor as Theory X. This theory assumed that: The average human being has an inherent dislike of work and will avoid it if he can. Because of this human characteristic of dislike of work, most people must be coerced, controlled, directed,...
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Small Business Total Quality

N. Huxtable - 1994 - 248 pages
...leadership style. * McGregor, D. (1985) The Human Side of Enterprise, New York, McGraw-Hill. Theory X 1 . The average human being has an inherent dislike of work and will avoid it if he can. 2. Most people must be coerced, controlled, directed, threatened with punishment to get them to put forth...
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Designing Effective Organizations: Traditional and Transformational Views

David K. Banner, David K.. Banner, T. Elaine Gagné, Professor David K Banner - 1995 - 506 pages
...human beings: 1. The average person has an inherent dislike for work and will avoid it if he or she can. 2. Because of this human characteristic of dislike...most people must be coerced, controlled, directed, or threatened with punishment to get them to put forth adequate effort toward the achievement of organizational...
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Motivating Your Sales Force

John Lidstone - 1995 - 148 pages
...skill in discovering how to realise abundant but latent human potentiality and resources. Theory X 1 The average human being has an inherent dislike of work and will avoid it if he can. This assumption has deep roots . . . The stress that management places on productivity, on the concept...
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Answers to Questions Most Frequently Asked about Organization Development

Philip G. Hanson, Bernard Lubin - 1995 - 204 pages
...workers by reward and punishment. Its assumptions, as described by McGregor (1960), are as follows: 1. "The average human being has an inherent dislike of work and will avoid il if he can." (p. 33) 2. "Because of this human characteristic of dislike of work, most people must...
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Strategic Management of Teams

David I. Cleland - 1996 - 312 pages
...leading people toward the organizational purposes. For theory X, these assumptions are as follows: L The average human being has an inherent dislike of work and will avoid it if he or she can. 2. Because of this human characteristic of dislike of work, most people must be coerced,...
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Kellogg's Six-hour Day

Benjamin Kline Hunnicutt - 1996 - 276 pages
...The first and most important of these assumptions, from which the others flowed as corollaries, was: "The average human being has an inherent dislike of work and will avoid it when he can." With "deep roots" extending back to the punishment of Adam and Eve, this view naturally...
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150 Things You Should Know About Security

Louis Tyska, Lawrence Fennelly, Louis Tyska, CPP - 1997 - 244 pages
...contrasting sets of assumptions made by managers about the people they direct. Theory X holds that: • The average human being has an inherent dislike of work and will avoid it if possible. • Because people inherently dislike work, they must be coerced, controlled, and threatened...
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