Subordination Of Individual Interests: Fayol's Principle, Overview


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The principle of subordination of personal interests is a concept in which management theory?

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1. Who developed the principle of subordination of personal interests?

2. Why may the principle of subordination of personal interest be difficult to implement in the United States?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Looking at how individual interests might compete with a business, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of the subordination of individual interests. Understanding which theory the principle involves and knowing who developed the principle are topics critical to passing the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions ask about:

  • Which theory the principle falls under
  • Who developed the principle
  • The difficulties of implementing the principle in the U.S.
  • Approaches to implement the principle
  • How the principle was developed

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding why it may be difficult to implement this principle in the U.S.
  • Interpreting information verify you can read information regarding the theory the principle falls under
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the approaches to implement the principle

Additional Learning

You can learn more about this subject with the lesson called Subordination of Individual Interests: Principle & Overview. This lesson's objectives include:

  • Define what the subordination of individual interests is
  • Appreciate the importance of a company's ability to reconcile interests
  • Understand the difficulties faced by managers in the U.S.
  • Describe how to apply the principle to an organization