There is no such thing as immaculate perception.
What you see is what you thought before you looked.
Our beliefs and theories direct our thoughts, and these thoughts mold our perceptions. These perceptions then direct our actions.
In 1960, Douglas McGregor published The Human Side of Enterprise. This book was a major influence in promoting the application of behavioral sciences in organizations.
McGregor studied various approaches to managing people, concluded that managerial approaches could be understood from the ASSUMPTIONS managers made about people. McGregor concluded that the thinking and activity of people in authority is based on two very different sets of assumptions. He referred to these assumptions as Theory X and Theory Y.
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