Building on Maslow‘s work, Theory X and Theory Y refers to two approaches to management:
- Theory X Managers manage in accordance with the general belief that employees are uncommitted, uninterested, hesitant to assume any additional responsibility, and essentially lazy.
- Theory Y Managers manage in accordance with the general belief that employees will take on – and even look for – additional work if the employee perceives that the work is satisfying and rewarding.
- Expectancy Theory
- Acquired Needs Theory
- Theory X and Theory Y
- Motivation-Hygiene Theory
- Operant Conditioning
- Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
- Equity Theory
- Motivation Theory and Practice
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