8 Principles Of Max Weber's Bureaucratic Management Theory

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Contemporary management involves many aspects of management. These aspects include planning, leading, organising and controlling operations to achieve certain organisational goals. When comparing different management levels it is evident that at all levels emphasise the importance of using resources effective and responsibly. Managers should be able to build their own as well as their subordinates’ skills, regarding decision making, monitoring information and supervising personnel are which are essential to success. Managers have great responsibilities, these responsibilities include managing a diverse work force, maintaining a competitive edge, behaving ethically and using emerging technologies. Before one can fully understand the facet of …show more content…

During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Max Weber suggested a set of principles for an "ideal" bureaucracy for large-scale organizations of all types. Through firmly ordered hierarchy of supervision-management and subordination, written records of management, expert training, and official activity taking priority over other activities, the bureaucracy management was envisioned as a large machine for attaining organization’s goals in the most efficient manner possible. Weber developed 8 principles regarding his Bureaucracy Management Theory.
Principles of Bureaucratic Management Theory
1. Written Rules
According to this theory, there should be well standardized rules and regulations in organization. These rules should well defined and in written foam (McNamra, 2010 and Olum, 2004).
2. System of Task Relationship
In organization, there should be established system to achieve the task and there should be relationship between system and task of the organization (McNamra,

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