Esprit De Corps in Management: Definition & Explanation


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Esprit de corps is a concept found in which management theory?

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1. Which of the following is the best translation of the French term esprit de corp for purposes of administrative management theory?

2. Which theorist developed the idea of esprit de corps for purposes of administrative management theory?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Esprit de corps is a French term that means, roughly, 'group spirit,' and this quiz and worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of this business management term. This quiz will test your understanding of the history of the term as well as its characteristics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these short, helpful assessments, you'll be tested on the following aspects of esprit de corps:

  • What management theory this term comes from
  • The best translation of the term
  • Who developed the term for use in management
  • The theory of esprit de corps applied in the workplace

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet should also help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most pertinent information about esprit de corps from the related management lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about what esprit de corps is and how it can be applied to management
  • Information recall - verify that you can remember important details from the lesson, such as who developed the concept of esprit de corps

Additional Learning

To learn more about this management concept, review the accompanying lesson titled Esprit de Corps in Management: Definition & Explanation. This lesson covers these objectives:

  • Define esprit de corps
  • Learn about the man who created this management principle
  • Detail how it was discovered as a management theory
  • Understand how to use this principle in management
  • Ensure that you know how to apply this principle to achieve workplace cohesion and common investment in collaborative projects