Difficulties to Apply 14 Principles of Henri Fayol

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  David Wilson, Manager, Canada

Don't use 14 Principles for Flat or Network Type Organizations

Consider the type of the organization, the nature of the leadership, and the structure. If it is a highly centralized structure, with no flexibility, and top-down supervision, the manager maybe able to implement the principles. If the organization structure is flat or based on networks or on teams, the manager may have more trouble implementing the principles, such as unity of command.


Applicability of 14 Principles

Fayol's principles are just that, principles. He does not give any indication as to what is the best method used in applying the principles.


14 Principles not for Start-up Companies

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  Dino, Student (University), United Kingdom

Analysis and Evaluation

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  Rajan, Student (University), Malaysia

Analysis and Evaluation

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Managers Difficulty

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  David Wilson, Manager, Canada

Application to Organization Based on Size

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  Sachin Narayan Nagle, Manager, India

Delegate as per the Management Principles, Not Situational

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  Dino, Student (University), United Kingdom

Management Principles

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