Ch 9: CEOE Business Education: Behavioral Management Theory

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Take a closer look at behavioral management theory through the short and entertaining video lessons in this chapter. These videos can help you prepare to answer related questions on the CEOE Business Education exam.

CEOE Business Education: Behavioral Management Theory - Chapter Summary

Watch videos as part of your preparations for the CEOE Business Education exam. The lessons in this chapter help you get ready for questions on topics associated with behavioral management theory, including:

  • Management styles and types
  • Neoclassical theory of management
  • Employee behavior and motivation theories
  • The Hawthorne effect and needs theory
  • Theory X and Theory Y managers

Preparing for the CEOE Business Education exam is easy when you watch the video lessons featured in this chapter. Each lesson comes with a transcript that offers easy access to definitions of key terms and a corresponding multiple-choice quiz that ties back to main points.

Objectives of the CEOE Business Education: Behavioral Management Theory Chapter

The CEOE Business Education exam is used in Oklahoma to assess business teachers' comprehension of essential business concepts before they can earn a teaching license. It has five subareas, including the business management subarea, which is where you'll find questions about behavioral management theory; this area makes up 25% of the test content. The questions on this exam are primarily selected response, so you'll be asked to choose the best answer from a series of options, but there is also one essay question that is found in the business management subarea. The self-assessment quizzes that we offer with our lessons provide a fun and fast way to prepare for the style of questions you'll see on this exam.

6 Lessons in Chapter 9: CEOE Business Education: Behavioral Management Theory
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Management Styles: Definition, Theory & Types

1. Management Styles: Definition, Theory & Types

Different management styles are constantly rising and falling in popularity. In this lesson, you'll learn about some of the more prominent styles of management and the theory underlying each. You'll also have a chance to take a short quiz after the lesson.

Neoclassical Theory of Management: The Human Relations Approach

2. Neoclassical Theory of Management: The Human Relations Approach

In the early 1920s, a shift away from classical management theory took place as theorists began to consider the human side of an organization and the social needs of employees. In this lesson, you will learn about the evolution of the neoclassical theory of management and its two sources: the human relations movement and the behavioral management movement.

Behavioral Management Theory: Understanding Employee Behavior & Motivation

3. Behavioral Management Theory: Understanding Employee Behavior & Motivation

Behavioral management theory was developed in response to the need to account for employee behavior and motivation. The shift moved management from a production orientation (classical leadership theory) to a leadership style focused on the workers' human need for work-related satisfaction and good working conditions.

The Hawthorne Effect: The Study of Employee Productivity

4. The Hawthorne Effect: The Study of Employee Productivity

Does your behavior change when you think people are watching? This lesson describes the purpose and findings of the Hawthorne studies and their contribution to the practice of management.

The Needs Theory: Motivating Employees with Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

5. The Needs Theory: Motivating Employees with Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

Hunger, thirst, security, friendship, respect and being all that you can be are just some of the things that motivate us to take action. This lesson helps us to further understand these needs and how they motivate behavior by showing where they fall in Maslow's hierarchy of needs.

Theory X & Theory Y: Two Types of Managers

6. Theory X & Theory Y: Two Types of Managers

Have you ever thought your boss despises you and all your co-workers? Or maybe you've lucked out and your superiors really encourage you to be yourself. This lesson describes the two types of managers you might have, Theory X and Theory Y. Find out how the idea of self-fulfilling prophecies affects employees actions according to Douglas McGregor.

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