Meaning of “Theory Z” in the English Dictionary


"Theory Z" in Business English

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Theory Znoun [ S ]

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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)