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Studies on Hysteria

Sigmund Freud Freud discusses the conscious and unconscious minds, which are hidden under the surface of groups, organizations and the society. Freud states that the wishes and thoughts that we repress into the unconscious mind return into our lives but … Continue reading

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“Bureaucracy”

Max Weber Different from Adam Smith, Henri Fayol and Karl Marx’s focusing on economic force in analyzing the social development, Max Weber has the very different emphasis. Weber thinks that the notion of ideas and ideals guides the development of … Continue reading

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Capital

Karl Marx: Based on Hegel’s understanding of dialectical processes to the historical and empirical analysis of different forms of social and economic organization or “modes of production”, Marx developed his theory of historical materialism. As history develops, socioeconomic forces of … Continue reading

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“General Principles of Management”

Henri Fayol In “General Principles of Management”, Henri briefly concludes 14 principles of management, including the followings: Division of work improves efficiency. Authority is the right to give orders and the power to exact obedience. It consists of official authority … Continue reading

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“Of the Division of Labor”

Adam Smith In “Of the Division of Labor”, Adam Smith focuses on the trifling manufactures to analyze the importance of the division of labor, since trifling manufactures supply small wants for a small number of people, involving a small number … Continue reading

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