Seminar in Organization Theory
Questions for Midterm Exam
1) Classical organization theory deals with the “systematic processes necessary to make bureaucracy more efficient and effective.” Heffron and Jones attribute two scholars (Weber and Taylor) with the development of classical organization thought. What were the basic arguments articulated by each in their contributions to the development of classical organization theory?
2) The Neoclassical school of thought emerged as a result of certain aspects that classical scholars failed to account for in the development of organization theory.