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    McGregor and Big Sandy Lake, Minnesota My favorite place to be would be the city and are of McGregor Minnesota. About eight miles north of the small town is Big Sandy Lake, which is where my cabin is located. This is truly my favorite place to be, especially during the warm summer months. McGregor, a small town of only about four hundred people, is located in a wooded area with many lakes, streams and river. The biggest lake is Big Sandy and is approximately seven thousand acres of water

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    The McGregor Theory

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    monitored (Jone & George 2008). However, Douglas McGregor challenged this notion. Through his extensive work he established two theories, which defined the assumption held about employees’ attitude towards work. These assumption automatically influenced workers productivity (Kopelman, Prottas, Davis 2008; Tatham, Waldaman, Bennis 2010). It is therefore imperative to examine them hence determine their practicability, especially in the 21st Century. Douglas McGregor, a prominent figure in the evolution of

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    X and Theory Y Biography of Douglas McGregor Douglas McGregor was born on 1906 in Detroit, America. In 1895, it was here that his grandfather, Thomas McGregor started his business and given its name as, McGregor Institute. The business provides assistance to Great Lakes sailors and other transient labour. The Institute provided shelter, warmth and food to approximately 100 men every year. When Thomas McGregor passed away, his son Murray McGregor (Douglas’s father) continued to manage

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    Employee Motivation - Theory and Practice

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    fulfilled, the person seeks to fulfill the next higher level. This progression leads to self actualization as being the highest level (Daft and Marcic 447-49). Another best known contributor to the behavior of individuals at work was Douglas McGregor. McGregor had an extensive background in management and consultation; he was also a trained psychologist (Daft and Marcic 37). In 1960, he published a book called, ?The Human Side of Enterprise.? In his book he examined two models which he called Theory

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    film institute research

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    to television a film must pass many stages, capital must be raised to finance all areas, this includes actors fees. Which range from over line costs where only a percentage of final takings are handed over. This is popular with actors such as Ewan McGregor who likes to work on low budget films. Whereas other actors may demand underline costs which is a fixed fee, not variable with the success of the film. This can be very expensive, e.g. a world-class star such as Bruce Willis may gain $20 million

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    Motivation and Management Theories Management Theory of Douglas McGregor - Theory X and Theory Y McGregor's theories define about the attitudes of managers and workers, as well as how workers are perceived by management, and how workers perceive their role in the company. He identified two styles of management, which he called Theory X and Theory Y. These theories put forward to the managers, not the workers. Theory X basically holds the belief of autocratic managers that their employees

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    Trainspotting as a Success Trainspotting is a drama/fantasy film directed by Danny Boyle. Famous actors included Ewan McGregor, who plays Renton, a Scottish junkie who wastes his life by having his life evolve around drugs until he gets sent to court and then hospital; he then decides to clean up his act and clean up. The film starts off with Renton (McGregor) running through the street with friends, he explains his life and friends. We get the impression from him he thinks drugs are

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    McGregor's Theory at Whole Foods

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    What role, if any, does McGregor's Theory Y play at Whole Foods? Explain McGregor has written two theories about human nature. Theory X basically assumes that people will do the least amount of work required of them. That they will need to be monitored and workers will need a set of rules for every employee to follow . There is also no incentive for them to go above their current job duty. Theory Y basically believes that if you give the employee the opportunity to do well the employee will take

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    Whole Foods Leadership

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    Douglas McGregor developed two theories of how people are viewed in the workplace. It's the paradigm of management vs. leadership. People need rules and direction (Theory X) vs. people are capable of self-motivation and self-direction (Theory Y). The influence of Theory Y can be observed in Whole Foods stakeholder model. The organization looks at customers, investors, and employees as interdependent stakeholders. This allows Whole Foods to operate in what Stephen R. Covey (1998) labels as the abundance

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    In “The Human Side of Enterprise” Douglas McGregor defines two different sets of assumption about human nature and the way it influences the behavior of the individual; especially how managers react towards their employees. McGregor illustrates a way to effectively manage people through Theory X and Theory Y. McGregor proposed two types of managers, one who had a negative view of their employee, which was known as Theory X, and one assumed a positive view of their employees, which was known

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