Advantages Of Classical Theory Of Management

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Classical Theory of Management Application Proposal
Starbucks Coffee

Cristina Li
Wencui Road
March 3,2017
Classical Theory of Management is a kind of theory which tries to address issues of industrial management, including specialization, efficiency, higher quality, cost reduction and management-worker relationships. One of the advantages of the classical management structure is a clear organizational hierarchy with four distinct management levels. Each management group has its own objectives and responsibilities. The top management is Starbucks’ CEO and the board of directors who are responsible for the long-term goals of the organization. Middle management oversees the supervisors, setting department goals according to the approved budget. At the lower level are the supervisors who oversee day-to-day activities, address employee issues and provide employee training. The lowest staffs do what they should do, such as accounting, marketing, making coffee and so on. The levels of leadership and responsibilities are clear and well defined. Another advantages of classical management approach is the division of labor. This approach allows workers to narrow their field of expertise and to specialize in one area. The division of labor approach leads to increased productivity and higher efficiency, as workers are not expected to multitask. Additionally, Classical Theory of Management can provide us a reasonable working hours for

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