Answer: 1.2 Some of the theoretical models of management include; Classical management theory, The Scientific Management School, the human relations theory and The Maslow theory.
The classical theory emphasis on structure and is prescriptive about ‘what is good for the firm’. Henri Fayol (1841 – 1925), France describes how the division of work is important as it develops practice and familiarity. He continues with the right to give an order and who is authorised to do so should not be considered without reference to responsibility. It highlights the need for discipline as it is a mark of respect in accordance with formal or informal agreements between firm and its employees. Fayol describes that there should be one main superior, one head and one plan for a group of activities with the same objective and that the interests of one individual or one group should not prevail over the general goo…(short extract)