Students will be required to compare and contrast this theorist from two other management theorists (either historical or
contemporary). This means a total of three management theorists will be examined for the case study. Students are encouraged to
discuss their choice of theorists with the Lecturer-in-Charge. The approval of the Lecturer-in-Charge regarding the theorists chosen
for this study must be obtained before the study is undertaken. A written report comprising a contribution of approximately 2,000
words per group member must be lodged electronically via Turn It In on the subject’s Moodle Page.
• Present short biographical information about a noted Management Theorist that you have studied in class.
• Present details about that person’s Management Theory
o What were the influences that may have contributed to the development of that Management Theory?
• Compare and contrast that theory with two other Management Theories
• Are any of the three theories you are researching useful in organisations today?
• Explain with reference to at least two organisational examples.
Examples of Management Theorists.
• Chester Barnard
• Mary Parker Follett
• Henri Fayol
• Frank and Lillian Gilbreth
• Elton Mayo
• Henry Mintzberg
• Frederick W Taylor
• Max Weber
Example of an Important Management Study
• The Hawthorne Studies
Briefing Minister Report: Alcohol – there is considerable public concern about alcohol-related harms at individual and societal levels, and the Minister wants to set and effective national agenda to respond to this issue.
Ministerial Briefing Report
You are employed in the population health division of the Australian Government Department of Health. The Minister for Health, the Hon Susan Ley, has requested a series of briefing papers that will provide a clear overview of selected health issues and guide her decisions in relation to recommended actions, including policy, funding and/or service delivery concerning these issues.
You have been asked to prepare a briefing paper for the Minister on ONE of the following issues:
Topic: Alcohol – there is considerable public concern about alcohol-related harms at individual and societal levels, and the Minister wants to set an effective national agenda to respond to this issue.