SCIENCE%20OF%20MANAGEMENT

SCIENCE%20OF%20MANAGEMENT - T HE SCIENCE OF MANAGEMENT -...

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Unformatted text preview: T HE SCIENCE OF MANAGEMENT - FROM A STOPWATCH TO MAT HE MAT ICAL MODELS IN THE NORMAL RUN OF THINGS THE MANAGEMENT WORLD IS DIVIDED INTO DOZENS OF MUTUAL Y SUSPICIOUS TRIBES THEORETICIANS VERSUS PRACTITIONERS, PUBLICITY-HUGGING GURUS VERSUS RETIRING ACADEMICS, SUPPORTERS OF "SCIENTIFIC MANAGEMENT" VERSUS ADVOCATES OF THE "HUMANISTIC" SORT. TAYLORISM 1911. A PHILADELPHIA ENGINEER NAMED F.W. TAYLOR PUBLISHES "THE PRINCIPLES OF SCIENTIFIC MANAGEMENT," A GUIDE TO INCREASING THE EFFICIENCY OF FACTORY WORKERS. H IS METHODS DOMINATE INDUSTRIAL WORK THROUGH MUCH OF THE 20TH CENTURY, FROM AUTO PLANTS TO MCDONALD'S. OPERATIONS RESEARCH 1940. RESEARCHERS IN THE UK AND US BUILD MATHEMATICAL MODELS OF SHIPPING LANES. THEIR GOAL, TO GET BY U-BOATS. THE RESULT IS OPERATIONS RESEARCH, A MATH DISCIPLINE THAT NOW RUNS THE LOGISTICS OF THE MODERN WORLD, INCLUDING THE DEPLOYMENT OF CELL-PHONE TOWERS. STAT PROCESS CONTROL 1950. W. EDWARDS DEMING BEGINS TEACHING STATISTICAL MANAGEMENT IN JAPAN. H IS THESIS: METICULOUS CONTROL OF QUALITY ALSO LEADS TO LOWER COSTS. QUALITY ALSO LEADS TO LOWER COSTS....
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2011 for the course HFT 3203 taught by Professor Darby during the Spring '11 term at FIU.

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