Business Management

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  • Monopolies

    Monopolies
    During the late 1800s, numerous monopolies existed in the United States.
  • American Industrial Revolution

    American Industrial Revolution
    Changes in technology, communication, and transportation cause the revolution.
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    Congress passed the first major piece of regulatory legislation within a business setting.
  • Publication of Scientific Management

    Publication of Scientific Management
    In 1909, Frederick W. Taylor published "The Principles of Scientific Management," which had 4 main principles.
  • Hawthorne Studies of Productivity

    Hawthorne Studies of Productivity
    Individuals modify an aspect of their behavior in response to their awareness of being observed.
  • Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

    Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
    Physical, security, social, status, and self-fulfillment needs are the five levels of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs.
  • TQM

    TQM
    A system of management based on involving all employees ina constant process of improving and productivity by improving how they work.
  • Theories x and y

    Theories x and y
    In the 1960s, social psychologist Douglas McGregor developed two contrasting theories that explained how managers' beliefs about what motivates their people can affect their management style.
  • Glass ceiling

    Glass ceiling
    The term glass ceiling was coined in the spring of 1978 by Marianne Schriber and Katherine Lawrence at Hewlett-Packard. It is the invisible barrier preventing minorities and women to grow in the work place.
  • Theory Z

    Theory Z
    A business management theory that integrates Japanese and American business practices.