Classical Administrative School of Management: Managing the Organization


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Administrative management was concerned with all of the following EXCEPT:

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1. Why did the administrative management theorists find the scientific school of management deficient?

2. Who was NOT a major contributor to the administrative school of management?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of what the focus of administrative management involves. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding the primary focuses of administrative management as well as knowing its desire to emphasize management as a profession.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of administrative management's:

  • Essential characteristics
  • Emphasis of management as a profession
  • Similarities with scientific management
  • Major contributors
  • Primary area of focus

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as administrative management and scientific management
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related classical administrative school of management lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as how administrative and scientific management are alike and how they differ

Additional Learning

To learn more about the approach that administrative management takes to getting the job done, review the corresponding lesson on Classical Administrative School of Management: Managing the Organization. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe what administrative management involves
  • Identify how the theorists Weber, Fayol, Follett and Bernard were instrumental in developing the approach
  • Understand similarities and differences between administrative and scientific management