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9/21/11 The costs of efficiency Why did people care about efficiency? Efficiency gave people a way to control things.
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9/21/11 The costs of efficiency I. The efficiency explosion II. Efficiency and nations III. The values and needs of efficiency
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9/21/11 The costs of efficiency I. The efficiency explosion A. Obscurity -- Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature -- a technical term -- WJM Rankine, 1850s -- Frederick Winslow Taylor (1856- 1915)
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9/21/11 The costs of efficiency I. The efficiency explosion B. to Popularity -- the railroad connection -- Harrington Emerson and the Eastern Rates Case (1910) -- efficiency and systems -- hardware and software
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Unformatted text preview: 9/21/11 The costs of efficiency I. The efficiency explosion C. Mining and division of labor-- the hardest job in the world-- St. Clair & Pottsville, Pennsylvania-- sociological strata-- techniques-- Agricola, de re metallica (1543) 9/21/11 The costs of efficiency II. National efficiency-- Britain and the Boer War-- a Darwinian threat-- eugenics and efficiency-- Cecil Chesterton-- Lord Alfred Milner-- Sir John Gorst-- Arnold White 9/21/11 The costs of efficiency III. Values and needs of efficiency-- active and intervening agent-- mechanical discipline-- objective mathematical measurements...
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course HSCI 1715 taught by Professor Alexander during the Spring '11 term at University of Minnesota Crookston.

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