Org Theory: Strengths and weaknesses of neoclassical theory

strengths of neoclassical theory
1) found holes in classical theory and attempted to revise it
2) led to further research and study relating to humanness
3) de-emphasized simplistic mechanistic organizational theories
4) open study that was inter-disciplinary
neoclassical theory weaknesses
1) did not develop a theory that could replace classical
2) attempted to blend assumptions of classical theory that were used by later theorists from all perspectives
3) it was anti-school and couldn’t stand on its own