any theory or design based upon the standardization that there isn't a common, most beneficial way to build organizations and handle individuals. Instead, the most appropriate way is contingent upon elements like the temperament of the job, the environment and social climate of the organization, and the traits of the persons engaged in such. Commonly referred to as situational approach.

CONTINGENCY MODEL: "The contingency model is displayed almost daily in most people's lives."
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