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Engineering Management Theory Lecture 1 August 29, 2006 Administrative Issues • Introductions • Student Profile - assignment • Syllabus • Case Studies and Guide •P ro jec t – Details – Author Instructions • Activity Points • Expectations History of Industrial Mgmt • Industrial Revolution – Craftsmen
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People of Influence • Adam Smith – • Charles Babbage – • Eli Whitney – • Henry Towne – • Henri Fayol – • Max Weber – • Frederick W. Taylor – F. W. Taylor • Father of Industrial Engineering • Influenced by George Wentworth • Midvale Steel Co. • Piece rates and soldiering • Stevens Institute as a mechanical engineer Pig Iron Handling Experiment • Bethlehem Steel • 92 lb pigs of iron • Schmidt (Henry Noll) selected • Fatigue breaks • Division of labor: thinking and doing
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Coal Shoveling Experiment Scientific Management • Body of knowledge to find 1 best way • Scientific selection and training of
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2009 for the course EM 660 taught by Professor Utley during the Fall '06 term at University of Alabama - Huntsville.

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