Purdue University McGregor’s Theory X and Y on the Mind Tools

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Using the text and at least three other legitimate resources, write a 3–5 page paper that compares and contrasts McGregor’s Theory X and Theory Y. What application do the findings have in criminal justice organizations? Also in your paper, discuss if the theories are applicable for current day employees. How could the theories benefit criminal justice personnel and organizations? Provide examples to support your discussion.

You can find information on McGregor’s Theory X and Y on the Mind Tools™ website.


Theory X and Y – Understanding Team Member Motivation: Mind Tools. Retrieved from http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newLDR_74.h…

Additional information can be found on the internet.

(PLEASE NOTE: This essay will require outside research. Use at least three credible sources beyond the text material and discuss how you evaluated the credibility of the resources used.)

  • The paper should contain a cover page and a list of references in APA format.
  • All internal citation of outside sources plus the listing of all references should also adhere to APA format.
  • All text pages should be double-spaced and in 12-point font.

You may consult the Online Library, the internet, the textbook, other course material, and any other outside resources in supporting your task, using proper citations in APA style.

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