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Introduction to Max Weber

Summary: The purpose of this report is to provide a general explanation of the classical organization theory by exploring the theories of the three leading characters in this field: Max Weber, Fredrick Taylor and Henri Fayol .

Max Weber( Bureaucracy, power and control).

Fredrick Taylor ( Scientific Management).

Henri Fayol (Administration).

Also it is essential to have an over all view of the three theories and a critical comparison to reflect on how much these theories have contributed to classical theory of business.

Definition of management:

(1)Management takes place within a structured organizational setting with prescribed roles. It is directed towards the achievement of aims and objectives through influencing the efforts of others.

Max Weber: ( 1864 - 1920)

(2)" Bureaucracy is the rule conducted from a desk or office" i.e. by the preparation and dispatch of written documents.

Bureaucratic administration means the exercise of control on the basis of knowledge.

It is believed that Weber thought of bureaucracy as the most efficient form of organization.

Weber based his theory on the following factors:

· The organization of official functions governed by rules.

· Specialization

· A clearly defined hierarchy of offices...

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