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Classification of Management Thought
Management is old as civilization and it has been of some concern to organized society thought civilized history. Various examples exist today to remind us the result of the organized activities of the past.






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However, the principles of such organized activities are either not available or not applicable in present day social structure. In fact, no organised effort towards developing management principles was carried on before the present century and most of the earlier contributions towards increasing the efficiency of organised groups were scattered. Another significant point in the context of the development of thought is that the contributions have been made by practicing managers as well as academicians. Thus the total contribution is the result of practical experience as well as the organised researches. If we analyze various thought from period point of view, the role of organised researches successively increase in the development of management principles. For the sake of analysis, the management thoughts have been classified as:

1. Classical approach.
2. Human relations approach, and
3. Systems approach.

This classification is based on the grouping of various thoughts which have similarity in the approach of how managers get the things done. The classification in not very rigid suggesting that the thoughts can be classified in some other ways. Before we proceed to the study of management in an organised way, let us have a look on the early contributions mostly in scattered way.

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