McGregor developed the Theory Y and Theory X. These define how managers view their employees. This was not covered in the lesson. Do your own research about McGregor’s theory and answer the following questions:

1. Contrast McGregor’s Theory X and Theory Y assumptions about people.
2. What types of managers have you dealt with in your organization?
3. Assess why there is a predominance of Theory X or Theory Y managers in your organization or industry?

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