ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Some Myths in Management

The myths of a business organisation, like those of a community, have their foundation in partial reality at a given period of time but they scarcely ever represent the total reality. They satisfy a variety of social and psychological needs of the system and of its managers. They help provide rationality to behaviour in the organisation and justification for managerial inactivity or failure; they minimise anxiety by transferring managerial failures to external events or to the powers that guide their destiny.

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