Citations with the tag: TAYLOR, Frederick Winslow, 1856-1915

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  • FROM MANAGEMENT TO PLANNING.
     // Industrial Engineer: IE; Jul2011, Vol. 43 Issue 7, p44 

    The article reports on the relationship between systematic planning and scientific management along with the principles of American mechanical engineer Frederick W. Taylor on organizational management and decision theory towards industrial efficiency.

  • DATE IN QUALITY HISTORY.
     // Quality Progress;  

    The article reports on the role of Frederick Winslow Taylor on the history of quality and scientific management in the U.S.

  • teaching present-day employees the value of scientific management.
    Bell, Reginald L. // Supervision; Jun2011, Vol. 72 Issue 7, p5 

    The article focuses on educating modern workers about the essence of scientific management. The management approach originated from business thinker Frederick Winslow Taylor through his 1911 essay "The Principles of Scientific Management," where he discovered an approach to monitor time and...

  • ROOTS: The Early Pioneers.
    Horn, C. A. // Management Services; Jan1991, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p28 

    The article discusses the scientific management movement carried out by various management gurus. The expansion of the railroads, the change from wrought iron to steel, the tariff barriers against foreign produce required a greatly expanded engineering industry. The skilled labour for it was in...

  • Scientific Management.
    Bluedorn, Allen C. // Academy of Management Review; Apr1986, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p443 

    The article reviews the book "Scientific Management," by Frederick Winslow Taylor.

  • FREDERICK WINSLOW TAYLOR.
    Klaw, Spencer // American Heritage; Aug/Sep1979, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p26 

    Focuses on the scientific management theory of engineer Frederick Winslow Taylor. Application of Taylor's ideas to factory management; Background on the personal and professional life of Taylor; Details on public fascination to the scientific management idea.

  • CHAPTER TWO: Fredrick Winslow Taylor (1856-1915).
    Kermally, Sultan // Gurus on People Management; 3/1/2005, p9 

    The chapter deals with the views of engineer Fredrick Winslow Taylor, on scientific management. A career background of Taylor is presented. It addresses the contributions of Taylor to the field of science of management. Moreover, the principles of scientific management articulated by Taylor...

  • Current Trends and Future Directions of Human Resource Management Practices: A Review of Literature.
    Ogunyomi, O. Paul; Shadare, A. Oluseyi; Chidi, O. Christopher // European Journal of Economics, Finance & Administrative Sciences; Feb2011, Issue 29, p19 

    The management of people at work has evolved over a long period of time right from the period of scientific management by Frederick Winslow Taylor. The label used to describe the management of people at work has been in a state of flux in response to the dynamic business environment. It began as...

  • SUMARIO.
    Ogunyomi, O. Paul; Shadare, A. Oluseyi; Chidi, O. Christopher // Gesti�n y Estrategia; jul-dic2010, Issue 38, p11 

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  • A CIEN A�OS DE LA ADMINISTRACI�N CIENT�FICA. AN�LISIS DE LAS APORTACIONES DE TAYLOR.
    Ortiz, Gilberto Calder�n; Magall�n Diez, Mar�a Teresa; N��ez Estrada, Hector R. // Gesti�n y Estrategia; jul-dic2010, Issue 38, p31 

    With the introduction of the chronometer in the workroom as a symbolic control device, it was clear that the ownership of the time and people performance was expropriated from workforce to management, towards capitalism consolidation. With the principles of Scientific Administration, the former...

  • The Parable of the Pig Iron: Using Taylor's Story to Teach the Principles of Scientific Management.
    Govekar, Paul L.; Govekar, Michele A. // Journal of Higher Education Theory & Practice; Jun2012, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p73 

    Frederick Winslow Taylor used stories in his writings and during his lectures about Scientific Management. The most famous of these is the story of "Schmidt" and the handling of pig iron. It is clear from Wrege and Perroni's (1974) historical analysis that this story, as told, cannot be true....

  • Mail.
    Schonberger, Richard J.; Woloschuk, William; Narasimham, Putcha V. // Industrial Engineer: IE; Jan2012, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p10 

    Several letters to the editor are presented in response to the articles including "Exonerating Frederick Taylor," on U.S. engineer Frederick Taylor, from the November 2011 issue and "Distributing Work for a Revolution," on industrial engineering, in the December 2011 issue.

  • Applying Taylor's Principles to Teams: Renewing a Century-Old Theory.
    Pane Haden, Stephanie S.; Humphreys, John H.; Cooke, Jack; Penland, Pat // Journal of Leadership, Accountability & Ethics; Sep2012, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p11 

    In an effort to renew a century-old theory of management, Frederick Winslow Taylor's Principles of Scientific Management were evaluated in the context of one of the newest forms of team structure, the integrated product team (IPT). A review of Taylor's 1911 seminal work was compared against...

  • The name's the game.
    Gresham, Robert M. // Tribology & Lubrication Technology; Oct2010, Vol. 66 Issue 10, p24 

    The article discusses the use of the term "soluble oil" at the Society of Lubrication Engineers (STLE) Certified Metal Working Fluids Specialist (CMFS) certification subcommittee meetings. The author presents the history of the soluble oil by Frederick W. Taylor, father of scientific management...

  • INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT WILL PROFIT THROUGH MORALS.
    FROMMELT, H. A. // America; 9/24/1938, Vol. 59 Issue 25, p582 

    The article emphasizes the importance of considering the ethical aspects of industrial management in order to increase profitability. It cites that industrialist Frederick Winslow Taylor showed how to make management entirely amoral by developing roles that are deprived of ethical content. It...

  • WORK STUDY.
    FROMMELT, H. A. // Canada & the World Backgrounder; Oct2004, Vol. 70 Issue 2, p3 

    Profiles engineer Frederick Winslow Taylor. Career background; Impact of the incorporation of the concept of time and motion on productivity at Midvale Steel Co.; Role of a study conducted by Taylor on work in the invention of the assembly line.

  • Basis for unsafe acts.
    Metzgar, Carl // Pit & Quarry; Mar2012, Vol. 104 Issue 9, p72 

    The article focuses on the psychological aspect of safety. It stresses that the victims actions becomes the root, basic, or ultimate cause of his own injury. It cites the publications written Frederick Winslow Taylor such as "Shop Management," "The Principles of Scientific Management," and...

  • The Road Not Taken: Putting "Management" Back to Taylor's Scientific Management.
    Chung, Chen H. // Journal of Multidisciplinary Research (1947-2900); Spring 2013, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p45 

    Developments in management thought since the publication of Frederick W. Taylor's The Principles of Scientific Management have taken the notion of "scientific" too seriously while overlooking the fact that Taylor's interest was aimed at using scientific principles to enhance management. Such a...

  • THE NEXT NEXT: BIG THING.
    Stern, Stefan // Management Today; Apr2007, p50 

    The article focuses on the craze of business people for new management ideas. It explores how management ideas spread and conquer the business world. It presents information on the key landmarks in management thinking of the past 100 years. The concept of Taylorism put forward by American...

  • The Centennial of Frederick W. Taylor's The Principles of Scientific Management: A Retrospective Commentary.
    Wren, Daniel A. // Journal of Business & Management; 2011, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p11 

    The centennial of The Principles of Scientific Management (PSM) provides an opportunity to reflect on Frederick W. Taylor's best known work. Taylor remains at the top of the list of those who have contributed to the history of management thought and PSM is considered the most influential...

  • Citing Taylor: Tracing Taylorism's Technical and Sociotechnical Duality through Latent Semantic Analysis.
    Evangelopoulos, Nicholas // Journal of Business & Management; 2011, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p57 

    The body of scholarly works that cite F. W. Taylor's book, The Principles of Scientific Management is examined. Latent Semantic Analysis, a method that statistically estimates the semantic and conceptual content in textual data, is used to analyze 5,057 titles and 671 abstracts of citing...

  • Taylor's Unsung Contribution: Making Interchangeable Parts Practical.
    Paxton, John // Journal of Business & Management; 2011, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p75 

    For at least two centuries before they became practical, manufacturers and craftsmen searched for techniques to make identical parts that would exchange quickly and readily between machines of the same type. However, they failed and the solution was not found until the turn of the 20th century....

  • Scientific Entrepreneurial Management: Bricolage, Bootstrapping, and the Quest for Efficiencies.
    Salimath, Manjula S.; Jones III, Raymond J. // Journal of Business & Management; 2011, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p85 

    Frederick Taylor is well recognized for his principles of scientific management. Scientific management was designed with the intent of seeking greater efficiencies in the use of labor and the consequent production of material goods. More notably, scientific management was tested and promoted...

  • Frederick W. Taylor's Presence in 21st Century Management Accounting Systems and Work Process Theories.
    Kulesza, Marie G.; Weaver, Pamela Q.; Friedman, Sheldon // Journal of Business & Management; 2011, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p105 

    Frederick W. Taylor changed the way management looked at manufacturing by using a scientific methodology to study workers' motions, thus developing the foundation for management accounting. Modern management accounting systems such as standard costing, activity-based costing, theory of...

  • The Scientific Management of Information Overload.
    Brennan, Linda L. // Journal of Business & Management; 2011, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p121 

    Examining Frederick Winslow Taylor's seminal work, The Principles of Scientific Management, reveals why many of his ideas were considered controversial. While one might argue against his view of workers' motivation, the principles underlying his efforts towards productivity improvements still...

  • Frederick Winslow Taylor: One Hundred Years of Managerial Insight.
    Blake, Anne M.; Moseley, James L. // International Journal of Management; Dec2011 Part 2, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p346 

    One hundred years ago, the publication of a small book set off an international firestorm. The book's author, Frederick Winslow Taylor, is widely recognized as a founder of the modern management movement. His fiery personality and radical approach to business made him a popular yet controversial...

  • Principles Of Scientific Management.
    Taylor, Frederick Winslow // Bloomsbury Business Library - Management Library; 2007, p88 

    The article reviews the book "The Principles of Scientific Management," by Frederick Winslow Taylor.

  • Impacts de la Tétranormalisation sur les pratiques de RSE.
    Hila, Rachid El; Amaazoul, Hassane // Recherches en Sciences de Gestion; 2013, Issue 96, p199 

    The uninterrupted proliferation of standards has led the founders of the ISEOR since 2002 to start a vast program of researches developed by an international network open baptized "Tetranormalization" (Savall and Zardet, 2005). If companies are under pressure from the accounting and financial...

  • The Cost of Efficiency.
    O'Leary, Wayne // Progressive Populist; 6/15/2012, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p16 

    The article focuses on the efficiency of the American manufacturing industry. It discusses engineer Frederick W. Taylor's theory of scientific management which became the hallmark of American-style capitalism. It cites statistics indicating that U.S. productivity increased by 38 percent in 2010...

  • Taylor.
    O'Leary, Wayne // Bloomsbury Business Library - Business & Management Dictionary; 2007, p7345 

    A profile of U.S. engineer Frederick Winslow Taylor is presented. He is a acknowledged as the father of scientific management. He worked as chief engineer at the Midvale Steel Co., and later became general manager of the Manufacturing Investment Co.'s paper mills in Maine.

  • predetermined motion-time system.
    O'Leary, Wayne // Bloomsbury Business Library - Business & Management Dictionary; 2007, p5798 

    A definition of the term predetermined motion-time system is presented. It refers to a work measurement technique that uses a set of established times for basic human motions to build up standard times for jobs and processes at a specific level of performance. The predetermined motion-time...

  • Post--capitalist Society.
    Drucker, Peter F. // Management Services; Dec1993, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p42 

    This article comments on information related to the condition of workers, published in the book "Post-Capitalist Society." Work has been around as long as man. But both in the West and the East throughout most of recorded history nobody has actually looked at what a worker does. Work was beneath...

  • A CIEN A�OS DE LA ADMINISTRACI�N CIENT�FICA: REPENSAR A TAYLOR PARA ENFRENTAR LOS RETOS ORGANIZATIVOS DE LA SOCIEDAD DEL CONOCIMIENTO.
    Pabello, Giovanna Mazzotti; Sol�s P., Pedro Constantino // Gesti�n y Estrategia; jul-dic2010, Issue 38, p49 

    The centenary of The Scientific Administration allows us to rethink and to reflect about the enormous influence which they had the contributions of Taylor in the configuration of the world as we knew it until does a few decades. These contributions have been valued and criticized from many...

  • EL CONTROL ADMINISTRATIVO DE F. W. TAYLOR, CIEN A�OS DESPU�S.
    Magall�n, Arturo Hern�ndez; Mart�nez, Guillermo Ram�rez // Gesti�n y Estrategia; jul-dic2010, Issue 38, p61 

    Frederick Winslow Taylor's writings from the later 19th and early 20th, centuries have been taken as the starting point to the new approach of management's thinking, which he called Scientific Management. The purpose of this discipline is to develop methods for management as well as organization...

  • EL TAYLORISMO: IMPLICACIONES T�CNICAS Y PO�ITICAS, A CIEN A�OS DE DISTANCIA.
    Pacheco Espejel, Arturo A. // Gesti�n y Estrategia; jul-dic2010, Issue 38, p89 

    This text has the aim of carrying out an integral assessment of taylorism, taking into account first of all its main proposals about the technical and organizational type of work, which were accompanied, as mentioned above, by the unavoidable necessity of the adequate retribution that assures...

  • LOS NUEVOS USOS DE TAYLOR EN EL CONTROL DEL COMPORTAMIENTO HUMANO.
    Vel�zquez, Anah� Gallardo; Zarur Osorio, Antonio E. // Gesti�n y Estrategia; jul-dic2010, Issue 38, p97 

    It has been almost one hundred years, since Frederick Winslow Taylor made significant proposals and it is time to rethink all of them, under the highlight of the new uses of the control labor process which objective remains; increase the productivity and profitability of organizations. In the...

  • Taylorism, Progressivism, and Rule by Experts.
    Carson, Kevin A. // Freeman: Ideas on Liberty; Sep2011, Vol. 61 Issue 7, p27 

    The article focuses on the social concept of Taylorism and progressivism. It references the writings and ideas of several people including Yehouda Shenhav, Frederick Taylor and David Noble to describe its association in the society. Moreover, it considers the application of organizational...

  • Design: Office Spaces.
    Kuang, Cliff // Wired; Apr2009, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p24 

    The article discusses how seating arrangements have reflected in the designing of offices in the recent past. In 1904, American engineer Frederick Winslow Taylor was obsessed with efficiency and oversight. He was credited as one of the first people to actually design an office space. Taylor...

  • Frederick Winslow Taylor.
    Hindle, Tim // Guide to Management Ideas & Gurus; 2008, p309 

    Part II of the book "Guide to Management Ideas and Gurus," by Tim Hindle is presented. It discusses management ideas used by management guru Frederick Winslow Taylor. It provides a short introduction to the management concepts that have most influenced companies over the past century. It focuses...

  • The Utopian Vision of Frederick W. Taylor.
    Jones Jr., Harold B. // Freeman: Ideas on Liberty; Apr2012, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p24 

    The article discusses the important contribution of American economist Frederick W. Taylor in the development of the principles of scientific management and modern statism in the U.S. It notes that Taylor has taught that the ways in which a job might be performed fell into two categories...

  • Untitled.
    Jones Jr., Harold B. // Time; 4/14/1952, Vol. 59 Issue 15, p98 

    The article discusses the growing trend of human relations in U.S. industry in 1952. Providing a sense of usefulness and importance to the worker is the purpose of the so-called second Industrial Revolution. Scientific management pioneer Frederick Winslow Taylor and Harvard sociologist Elton...

  • The Debate Goes On! A Graphic Portrayal Of The Sinclair-Taylor Editorial Dialogue.
    Short, Jeremy C. // Journal of Business & Management; 2011, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p43 

    An editorial debate between Frederick Taylor and Upton Sinclair appeared in the American Magazine approximately a century ago. Taylor and Sinclair debated the merits of 'scientific management' versus the exploitation of the workforce as exemplified by Sinclair's highly controversial novel, The...

  • 'Toyota Way' Under Recall.
    Atkins, Joseph B. // Progressive Populist; 3/15/2010, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p1 

    The article discusses the issues face by car company Toyota Motor Corp. in line with its production philosophy "Toyota Way." It states that the company has 8.5 million cars under recall since November 2009, thus questioning its philosophy "continuous improvement" known in Toyota-speak as kaizen....

  • THE MANAGEMENT MYTH.
    Stewart, Matthew // Atlantic Monthly (10727825); Jun2006, Vol. 297 Issue 5, p80 

    The article focuses on business management theory and philosophy. The foundations of economic and business management theory by Frederick Winslow Taylor and its development in the 20th century are discussed. The influence of management theory on social class is addressed, and the author suggests...

  • Scientific Management in Organizations.
    Wienclaw, Ruth A. // Scientific Management in Organizations -- Research Starters Soc; 2014, p1 

    Scientific management is a school of management thought founded by American engineer Frederick W. Taylor in the early twentieth century. Scientific management involves studying jobs to break them down into their component tasks through time and motion studies (the analysis of complex tasks to...

  • CHAPTER THREE: The Industrial Revolution.
    Wienclaw, Ruth A. // History of American Education Primer; 2007, p47 

    Chapter Three of the book "History of American Education-Primer," by David Boers is presented. It explores several proponents of education ideologies that were established during the Industrial Revolution in the 1920s including Frederick W. Taylor, John Dewey, and Alfred Binet. The factors...

  • management: a journey in progress.
    Stanley, T.L. // Supervision; Aug2012, Vol. 73 Issue 8, p18 

    The article looks at management as a profession and a field of knowledge. It outlines the history of management science, including the work of Frederick W. Taylor, Henri Fayol, and Lillian Moller Gilbreth. It lists the multiple functions managers must carry out and the multiple roles they play....

  • HENRY LAURENCE GANTT'S CONTRIBUTIONS TO SCIENTIFIC MANAGEMENT.
    Filip, Daniel // Review of Management & Economic Engineering; 2009, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p213 

    The article profiles American scientist Henry Laurence Gantt. It notes that the Gantt charts are applied today in major infrastructure projects. Gantt is born in 1861 in Maryland and graduated from Johns Hopkins University. Moreover, he is a licensed from the Stevens Institute of Technology....

  • ECHIPA MANAGERIALÄ‚ VS. PROBLEMA CALITÄ‚Å¢II.
    Luca, Liliana // Annals of 'Constantin Brancusi' University of Targu-Jiu. Enginee; 2009, Issue 2, p455 

    In this paper are presented several issues regarding the need to involve the management team of an organization in the quality problem. Management principles are presented and also, the activities of the management team affecting the quality. Questions are proposed for testing the quality...

  • TRENDS IN ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN.
    Davis, Keith // Academy of Management Proceedings (00650668); 1973, p1 

    From time to time it is appropriate to back away from a current situation in order to examine it in broader perspective. In this manner we can get a better understanding of the significance of events around us. The following discussion has that purpose. It seeks to understand the directions in...

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