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Frederick Taylor and Scientific Management
A summary of the work of Frederick Taylor, including the famous time and motion studies and Taylor's principles of scientific management.

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
An introduction to Maslow's Hierarchy, its limitations, and implications for management.

ERG Theory
A discussion of Clayton Alderfer's ERG theory, including similarities and differences compared to Maslow's hierarchy.

Herzberg's Motivation-Hygiene Theory
Discusses Herzberg's two-factor theory, including his findings of the more important factors affecting employee attitudes.

McClelland's Theory of Needs
The acquired-needs theory as proposed by David McClelland, including the three needs of achievement, affiliation, and power.

Theory X and Theory Y
A comparison of these two very different theories as proposed by Douglas McGregor.

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