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Blake & Mouton
The Managerial Grid
The Theorists
 Robert Blake (1918-2004)
 BS Psychology-Berea College -1940
 MA UVA -1941
 Ph.D Texas at Austin-1947
 ...
The Theorists-
 Jane S. Mouton (1930-1987)
 BA Mathematics- Univ. of Texas at Austin-
1950
 Master in Psychology –FSU-1...
Blake and Mouton
The Writers
 The Managerial Grid-1964,1978
 Productivity: The Human Side-1981
 The Academic Administra...
Blake & Mouton
The Management Grid
 Three Organizational Universals
 Purpose-productions of things or services -“activit...
The “Concern For” Variables
 “Concern for is not a specific term which
indicates the amount of actual production or
behav...
The Questionnaire
 A questionnaire with 6 categories
 Decisions
 Convictions
 Conflict
 Temper
 Humor
 Effort
 Und...
The Grid
Concern for Production
ConcernforPeopleLowHigh
Low High
The Managerial Grid
The New Managerial Grid, Robert
Blake and Jane Mouton, Houston:
Gulf Publishing Company,1978,11
1,1 Orientation
The New Managerial Grid, Robert Blake and
Jane Mouton, Houston: Gulf Publishing
Company,1978,11
1,1 Orientation
Impoverished Management
 Low Concern for Production
 Low Concern for People
 Contributes little to the ...
9,1 Orientation
The New Managerial Grid, Robert Blake
and Jane Mouton, Houston: Gulf
Publishing Company,1978,11
9,1 Orientation
Authority/Obedience
 High concern for production
 Low Concern for people
 Autocratic
 Expects complian...
5,5 Orientation
The New Managerial Grid,. Robert Blake and Jane
Mouton, Houston: Gulf Publishing Company,1978,11
5,5 Orientation
Middle of the Road
 Moderate concern for production and people
 Adequate organizational performance coul...
1,9 Orientation
The New Managerial Grid,, Robert Blake and Jane Mouton
Houston: Gulf Publishing Company: 1978, 11
1,9 Orientation
Country Club Management
 Places high emphasis on feelings and
emotions of employees.
 Neglects productio...
9,9 Orientation
The New Managerial Grid, Robert Blake and Jane Mouton,
Houston: Gulf Publishing Company: 1978, 11
9,9 Orientation
Team Management
 Seeks to integrate both the production
and the human aspect-high concern for
production ...
Theological Evaluation of the
Managerial Grid
 Concern for Production-defined as purpose
 Purpose of leaders in the Chur...
Theological Evaluation of the
Managerial Grid
 Concern for People-in God’s Word
 To take care of orphans and widows, poo...
A Biblical Application of the
Managerial Grid ?
 Concern for the Gospel, Concern for
People-(__,__)
 9,9- High concern f...
The Gospel-The Power of God
 The power to save- Eph. 2:8 Rom 1:16
 The power to witness- Acts 1:8
 The power to proclai...
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Blake & mouton the managerial grid presentation

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The managerial grid model (1964) is a situational leadership model developed by Robert R. Blake and Jane Mouton. This model originally identified five different leadership styles based on the concern for people and the concern for production. The optimal leadership style in this model is based on Theory Y.

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Blake & mouton the managerial grid presentation

  1. 1. Blake & Mouton The Managerial Grid
  2. 2. The Theorists  Robert Blake (1918-2004)  BS Psychology-Berea College -1940  MA UVA -1941  Ph.D Texas at Austin-1947  Lectured at Harvard, Oxford, and Cambridge  Published 45 Books/ 214 Articles/6 Monographs  Member- American Psychological Association  1961-Chairman of Scientific Methods
  3. 3. The Theorists-  Jane S. Mouton (1930-1987)  BA Mathematics- Univ. of Texas at Austin- 1950  Master in Psychology –FSU-1951  Ph.D Univ. of Texas- 1957  Research in Conflict Resolution, Conformity, and Creative Decision Making  Member of American Psychological Association.  1961- President of Scientific Methods
  4. 4. Blake and Mouton The Writers  The Managerial Grid-1964,1978  Productivity: The Human Side-1981  The Academic Administrator- 1981  The Secretary Grid-1983
  5. 5. Blake & Mouton The Management Grid  Three Organizational Universals  Purpose-productions of things or services -“activities in which people engage towards organizational purpose” (“The New Managerial Grid, 8).  People-the human aspect. Organizational purpose cannot be achieved without people.  Power-Some are bosses/some are bossed. Organizational Hierarchy.  There are other universals:  Organizational Culture
  6. 6. The “Concern For” Variables  “Concern for is not a specific term which indicates the amount of actual production or behavior towards people. It indicates the character and strength of assumptions present behind any management style.” (“The New Managerial Grid”, 9).  Concern for Production  Efficiency Measures, Units Produced  On-time deliveries, customers served  Concern for People
  7. 7. The Questionnaire  A questionnaire with 6 categories  Decisions  Convictions  Conflict  Temper  Humor  Effort  Under each category there are 5 questions- choose the answer that best describes your behavior.
  8. 8. The Grid Concern for Production ConcernforPeopleLowHigh Low High
  9. 9. The Managerial Grid The New Managerial Grid, Robert Blake and Jane Mouton, Houston: Gulf Publishing Company,1978,11
  10. 10. 1,1 Orientation The New Managerial Grid, Robert Blake and Jane Mouton, Houston: Gulf Publishing Company,1978,11
  11. 11. 1,1 Orientation Impoverished Management  Low Concern for Production  Low Concern for People  Contributes little to the organization  Doing only enough to keep job  Someone just waiting on retirement
  12. 12. 9,1 Orientation The New Managerial Grid, Robert Blake and Jane Mouton, Houston: Gulf Publishing Company,1978,11
  13. 13. 9,1 Orientation Authority/Obedience  High concern for production  Low Concern for people  Autocratic  Expects compliance to orders-Controlling  Exercises power and authority
  14. 14. 5,5 Orientation The New Managerial Grid,. Robert Blake and Jane Mouton, Houston: Gulf Publishing Company,1978,11
  15. 15. 5,5 Orientation Middle of the Road  Moderate concern for production and people  Adequate organizational performance could be achieved through compromise.  Group dynamics play a vital role-Acts in response to group norms  Wants to be liked- does not want to “rock the boat” Goes along with the majority.  A 5,5 manager operates well within informal groups.
  16. 16. 1,9 Orientation The New Managerial Grid,, Robert Blake and Jane Mouton Houston: Gulf Publishing Company: 1978, 11
  17. 17. 1,9 Orientation Country Club Management  Places high emphasis on feelings and emotions of employees.  Neglects production aspect of the company  1,9 manager desires to be liked by the employees.  High Profit Margin/Low Competition
  18. 18. 9,9 Orientation The New Managerial Grid, Robert Blake and Jane Mouton, Houston: Gulf Publishing Company: 1978, 11
  19. 19. 9,9 Orientation Team Management  Seeks to integrate both the production and the human aspect-high concern for production and people.  Engages the work force  Empowerment  Teams  Communication  Blake and Mouton- Best leadership approach
  20. 20. Theological Evaluation of the Managerial Grid  Concern for Production-defined as purpose  Purpose of leaders in the Church  Gospel ministry  Great Commission- Matt. 28:18-20/Acts 1:8  Concern for People  God’s special creation-man  Image bearers  Gen. 9:5-6  God’s great love for man-Christ died for us.
  21. 21. Theological Evaluation of the Managerial Grid  Concern for People-in God’s Word  To take care of orphans and widows, poor. (Deut. 10: 12–19; Is. 1:17; Matt. 25:35–45; James 1:27).  To love one another- (John 13:34–35; 1 Peter 1:22; 1 Peter 3:8; 1 Peter 4:8; I John 4: 7–8).  Jesus came as a servant and taught that to be in the Kingdom is to be a servant. (Matt. 20:25–28).
  22. 22. A Biblical Application of the Managerial Grid ?  Concern for the Gospel, Concern for People-(__,__)  9,9- High concern for the Gospel, High concern for people  Teamwork  Empowerment  Spiritual Gift-Romans 12, 1 Cor 12, Eph. 4:11-12
  23. 23. The Gospel-The Power of God  The power to save- Eph. 2:8 Rom 1:16  The power to witness- Acts 1:8  The power to proclaim His Word-1 Cor. 2:4-5  Always Remember-the grace of God.

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