a few paragraphs explaining how reading “Theory X, Y, Z” and watching the media piece, “Theory,” affected your definition of theory. Explain why it might be useful to make a connection between actual management situations and theory. Next, explain how theory can inform the actual practice of management. Provide an example for your own experience or observation to support your statements. To conclude your post, explain which of the management theories presented in the Day 4 Readings seem to be the most useful and why.
Drawing upon the conventions of the scientific community, Douglas
McGregor (1906 – 1964) postulated two theories that he designated with alphabetic characters: Theory X and Theory Y. These theories represent pure archetypes of managerial beliefs about the nature of people that, in turn, influence their managerial and leadership behavior.