McGregor’s Theory X and Restructuring
1. Managers who accept the assumptions of McGregor’s Theory X are likely to design a very different work situation than managers who accept the assumptions of Theory Y. Discuss how managers who are committed to Theory X assumptions are likely to organize their work environment in terms of their relationships with their subordinates.
2. “Restructuring” is a popular management technique in recent business experience within the United States. Define this term. Discuss both its positive and negative effects on the business that is restructured.