John Storey is a leaging expert on human resources management. He has published more than 100 journal articles and has authored and edited 24 books.
Chester Irving Barnard was an American business executive, public administrator, and the author of pioneering work in management theory and organizational studies.
Herbert Marshall McLuhan was a Canadian philosopher and the author of the concept of hot and cold media, and global village.
Heinz Weihrich is a professor of global management and behavioral sciences. He is the author of internationally acclaimed management textbook Management: A Global Perspective.
Max Weber distinguished three types leadership (authority): Traditional, Charismatic and Legal-rational. Only the third form is considered by Weber, in his magnum opus Economy and Society, as the right one. On the basis of the thought of legal-rational authority, Weber designed a model of bureaucracy as the only correct and rational way of management of large organizations.
Frederick Winslow Taylor is usually considered one of the founders of modern management and the first representative of the traditional school of management.
Armand Vallin Feigenbaum is an American quality control expert and businessman.
John Zachman is an American business and IT consultant, and pioneer of enterprise architecture. He is the originator of the Zachman Framework
E. Jerome McCarthy is an important American marketing theorist. In 1960, he reduced the model of Marketing Mix to 4P - Product, Price, Place and Promotion.
Philip B. Crosby was a businessman and author who influenced especially quality management.