Notes on Chapter 10 - Notes on Chapter 10 Frederick Taylor...

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Notes on Chapter 10 Frederick Taylor: Father of scientific management, looked to increase work productivity, for better results, searching for the most efficient methods to do things. Book written: The Principles of Scientific Management. Scientific management: studying workers, in order to find the most efficient ways of doing things and then teaching people those techniques. Time-motion studies: Studies begun by Frederick Taylor, of which tasks must be performed to complete a job and the time needed to do each task. Henry L. Gantt: developed charts by which managers plotted the work of employees a day in advance down to the smallest detail. Frank and Lillian Gilbreth: developed the principle of motion economy, which is that every job can be broken down into a series of elementary motions. Every therblig was analyzed to make it more efficient. Hawthorne plant location: Cicero Illinois. Elton Mayo: studied in Harvard with his colleagues, developed the Hawthone effect, which is the tendency for people to behave differently when they know they are being studied. Abraham Maslow: Motivation arised from need, he came up with
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