Perspectives on the dental school learning environment: putting theory X and theory Y into action in dental education.

Abstract

Theory X and Theory Y are terms coined by Douglas McGregor to express the belief that managers' behaviors are shaped by their assumptions about the motivation of their subordinates. The theories were applied to dental education in a Perspectives article published in the August 2007 issue of the Journal of Dental Education. This article explains how those… (More)

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@article{Connor2008PerspectivesOT, title={Perspectives on the dental school learning environment: putting theory X and theory Y into action in dental education.}, author={J Patrick O ' Connor and Karen Troendle}, journal={Journal of dental education}, year={2008}, volume={72 12}, pages={1436-9} }