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" The average human being prefers to be directed, wishes to avoid responsibility, has relatively little ambition, wants security above all. "
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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Clinical Laboratory Medicine

Kenneth D. McClatchey - 2002 - 1730 pages
...forth adequate effort toward the achievement of organizational objectives. Thus, theory X assumes that the average human being prefers to be directed, wishes...avoid responsibility, has relatively little ambition, and wants security above all else. McGregor's alternative theory, Y, demonstrates that, on the contrary,...
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Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy: K-Z

Jack Rabin - 2003 - 700 pages
...These hold that the average human being has an inherent dislike of work, will avoid it if possible, and prefers to be directed, wishes to avoid responsibility, has relatively little ambition, and wants security above all.'15 Theory X justifies the command and control bureaucracies so common...
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Unternehmenskultur bei Royal Dutch/Shell, Siemens und DaimlerChrysler

Christian Stadler - 2004 - 368 pages
...2. Because of this human characteristic of dislike of work, most people must be coerced, directed, threatened with punishment to get them to put forth...relatively little ambition, wants security above all. ...231 Diese Annahmen waren laut McGregor nicht legitim. Vielmehr stellte er ‚ÄěTheory X", von Maslows...
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Relearning to E-learn: Strategies for Electronic Learning and Knowledge

M. S. Bowles, Marcus Stuart Bowles - 2004 - 210 pages
...to get them to put forth adequate effort toward the achievement of organisational objectives . . . The average human being prefers to be directed, wishes...relatively little ambition, wants security above all (McGregor 1960: 33-4). The second set of assumptions, which he called Theory Y, began from the principle...
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The American Dictionary of Criminal Justice: Key Terms and Major Court Cases

Dean J. Champion - 2005 - 528 pages
...punishment to get them to put forth sufficient effort toward the achievement of organizational objectives. The average human being prefers to be directed, wishes...avoid responsibility, has relatively little ambition, and wants security above all. Theory Y An explanation of worker motivation devised by Douglas McGregor,...
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Working in Organisations

Andrew Kakabadse, John Bank, Susan Vinnicombe - 2004 - 274 pages
...put forth adequate effort towards the achievement of organisational objectives. 3 The average person prefers to be directed, wishes to avoid responsibility, has relatively little ambition and wants security above all. Theory Y assumptions were: 1 The expenditure of physical and mental effort...
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Getting Engaged: The New Workplace Loyalty

Tim Rutledge - 2009 - 196 pages
...punishment to get them to put forth adequate effort toward the achievement of organizational objectives. - The average human being prefers to be directed, wishes...relatively little ambition, wants security above all. Theory Y - The expenditure of physical and mental effort in work is as natural as play or rest. - External...
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Essentials of Public Health Management

L. Fleming Fallon, Eric J. Zgodzinski - 2005 - 554 pages
...tenets: 1. The average human being has an inherent dislike of work and will avoid it if at all possible. 3. The average human being prefers to be directed,...avoid responsibility, has relatively little ambition, and wants security above all other considerations. This theory is historically consistent with the...
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Leadership and Motivation: The Fifty-fifty Rule and the Eight Key Principles ...

John Eric Adair - 2006 - 168 pages
...Because of this human characteristic dislike of work, most people must be coerced, controlled, directed, threatened with punishment to get them to put forth...avoid responsibility, has relatively little ambition, and wants security above all. Theory Y: The Integration of Individual and Organizational Goals 1. The...
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Managing People for the First Time: Gaining Commitment and Improving Performance

Julie Lewthwaite - 2006 - 354 pages
...controlled, directed and threatened with punishment to get them to put forward adequate effort towards the achievement of organizational objectives. 3. The...avoid responsibility, has relatively little ambition, and wants security above all. Theory Y assumptions 1. The expenditure of physical and mental effort...
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