Management Presentation

Introduction of Alan Sugar NICOLE


-Management style ( Max Weber Bureaucracy)

-Explain how this management style is seen through him

Advantages HEATHER

Disadvantages MAGGIE

How other types of management styles may help his companies HOLLY

Conclusions ALL IN TUESDAY MEETING 11am-12pm


Nevertheless, Weber’s bureaucracy does have its limitations since it is based on the roles and responsibilities of the individuals rather than on the tasks performed by the organization. Its rigidity implies a lack of flexibility to respond to the demands of change in the business environment.

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As Max Weber himself noted, real bureaucracy will be less optimal and effective than his ideal type model. Each of Weber’s seven principles can degenerate:[citation needed]
    ← Competences can be unclear and used contrary to the spirit of the law; sometimes a decision itself may be considered more important than its effect;

    ← Nepotism, corruption, political infighting and other degenerations can counter the rule of impersonality and can create a recruitment and promotion system not based on meritocracy(a form of social system in which power goes to those with superior intellects the belief that rulers should be chosen for their superior abilities and not because of their wealth or birth)   but rather on oligarchy;
Even a non-degenerated bureaucracy can be affected by common problems:
    ← Overspecialization, making individual officials not aware of larger consequences of their actions; and lack of critical thinking regarding the organisation which is perfect and always correct by definition, making the organisation unable to change and realise its own mistakes and limitations; Not allowing people to use common sense, as everything must be as is written by the...