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Self-Check “Flash Cards” Chapter 2 The Manageement Movement
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Self Check Flash Cards Each slide will present a term, concept, or question. Formulate a mental response (answer). In 7 seconds a correct response will appear. Check your answer. Click the “right” arrow to proceed to the next slide.
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McGraw-Hill/Irwin 1. What were the three facets of the Industrial Revolution in America? Discuss the impact of each of the facets on the development of industry as it is today. Power, transportation, and communication are the three facets. All three had a major impact on the location and growth of industry. Their availability, cost, and form have determined, to a large extent, which American industries have flourished and which have declined.
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McGraw-Hill/Irwin 2. What effect did the captains of industry have on the relationships between government and industry? Government passed numerous laws to regulate business and control the corporate practices introduced by the captains of industry, in order to protect the interests of the public and employees. Before this time government had not interfered with business in any significant manner.
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McGraw-Hill/Irwin 3. What is scientific management? Discuss the four main principles of scientific management. Scientific management is a philosophy and attitude toward the use of human effort; it seeks to maximize output with minimum effort though the elimination of waste and inefficiency at the operative level. The main principles were: (l) The development of a scientific method of designing jobs to replace the old rule-of- thumb methods. This involved gathering, classifying, and tabulating data to arrive at “one best way” to perform a task or a series of tasks. (2) The scientific selection and progressive teaching and development of employees. Taylor saw the value of matching jobs to the worker and to studying their strengths and weaknesses. (3) The bringing together of scientifically selected employees and scientifically developed methods for designing. (4) A division of work resulting in a interdependence between management and the workers. Cooperation would naturally follow.
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