Theory Z

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Mahesha Goleby, Australia

Theory Z

As the summary of Theory X and Y says, William Ouchi came up in 1981 with a variant that combined American and Japanese management practices together to form Theory Z, having the following characteristics: long-term employment - collective decision-making - individual responsibility - slow evaluation & promotion - implicit, informal control with explicit, formalized measures - moderately specialized career paths - and a holistic concern for the employee, including family.
Spiral Dynamics & Personal & Corporate Values Journey research indicates that Z would be a 'yellow' - a systems type person - who works for the 'big picture'. A rare ( < 5% ), but growing demographic, as the world's cultures advance in their thinking & behaviour.


Gopakumar.V, India

Theory Z

Theory Z can be rather related to the growth stage developement process, wherein on atainment of a p... Sign up

Nolana, USA

Theory Z

Interesting points about theory Z and stages of growth and aging. However, I would consider myself o... Sign up

UCHENNA NJOKU, United States

Growing from Theory X to Z to Y

- Theory X naturally comes to play at the inception of almost every business undertaking. - In the ... Sign up

Clarice Bugo
Student (MBA), Kenya

Growing from Theory X to Z to Y

Theory X naturally displays itself in employees who work in an environment that lack motivation. I a... Sign up

Business Consultant, India

Applying Theory Z in Practice

People with enough motivation and empowerment do not need to be coerced to work. The trick is to lay... Sign up

Oshun, Grace Okaima
Lecturer, Nigeria

It's Time for Theory Z

Long term employment may be seen as security of tenure. Several years ago, I carried out a study in ... Sign up

Mr.Mohammad Jamal Uddin
Teacher, Bangladesh

Vitality of Theory Y

Now we are living in the era of globalization. Both jobs and expertise are available. The nature of ... Sign up

Oshun, Grace Okaima
Lecturer, Nigeria

Theory Z and Theory Y

I am well aware that the proponents of these two theories are different scholars. Theory Y leans tow... Sign up

Manager, India

Theory (X+Y) = Theory Z

As far as the Indian scenario is concerned, we find theory X in practice, but we speak about theory ... Sign up


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