- Theory X management style assumes that a typical worker has little ambition, avoids responsibility, and is externally motivated.
- Theory Y assumes that employee are internally motivated, enjoy their job, and work to better themselves without a direct reward in return.
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- Theory Y addresses higher-level needs (Maslow’s hierarchy)
- Theory X and Theory Y are self-fulfilling prophecies
- Both Theory X and Theory Y are useful and can be mixed
- Work can be enjoyable
- Reinventing Organizations: A Guide to Creating Organizations Inspired by the Next Stage of Human Consciousness