Classification of Management Theories: 4 Schools of Thought

Management theories can be classified into four main schools of thought: 1. Pre-Scientific Management Theory 2. Classical Theory 3. Behavioural Theory 4. Modern Management Theory. 1. Pre-Scientific Management Theories: If we look at recorded history, a number of monumental examples of management can be traced. The Sumerian civilisation, Egyptian, Chinese, Greek and Roman civilizations represent significant practices in management. They [...]