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Please answer all the following questions based on Weeks 2, 3, 4 and 5 and submit your answers through Turnitin by Sunday 14th April at 11.59pm. Answers to each question should be around 500-600 words. Please use the readings from the reading list and journal articles to support your answers (at least 2 to 3 Academic references per question including the readings provided using Harvard style referencing)
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Question 01
The basic scientific management approach is to develop standard methods for doing each job, through selection, training and support of workers and providing wage incentives.
Discuss how this translates in to modern organisational settings. What implications could this approach have on the modern workforce?
Question 02
Weber subscribed to a type of organisation in which authority is delegated through hierarchical patterns. Weber believed authority lies in the positions rather than in people who occupy them.
Examine the possible conflict that may arise from a leader whose authority is derived from their hierarchical position and that derived from technical expertise.

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