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Frederick Taylor and Scientific Management

Frederick Taylor and Scientific Management

Scientific management emerged after the classical era, emphasizing the application of scientific principles to human organizations.

Frederick Taylor, known as the father of scientific management, introduced Taylorism. Born in the United States, Taylor started as a mechanical engineer and later became a management consultant. His seminal work, “The Principles of Scientific Management” (1911), laid the foundation for this school of thought.

Can you provide examples of Taylorism principles applied in modern workplaces or industries?

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