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English definition of “Theory Z”

Theory Z

noun [S]
 
 
HR, MANAGEMENT the idea that people work best when they feel that they help take decisions, and are seen as important in the place that they work: Theory Z managers have to have a great deal of trust that their workers could make sound decisions.
(Definition of Theory Z from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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