You work as a lead project manager for a company that develops and produces healthcare devices. Recently, your team went through major organizational changes. You discover that your new manager closely monitors what time employees arrive and leave for work. You overhear her say that she is worried that the team lacks ambition. What type of management style does your new manager perform?
Douglas McGregor defined two models of worker behavior: Theory X and Theory Y. Your new manager exhibits characteristics of Theory X managers, who believe that most people do not like work, have little to no ambition, and need constant supervision.