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Unformatted text preview: Motivational Theories Frederick Taylor and Scientific Management A summary of the work of Fredric Taylor, including the famous time and motion studies and Taylors principles Military uses a lot because everything is in the same place so they can just sit down and get right to it 4 Principles replace rule of thumb work methods with methods based on a scientific study of the tasks scientifically select, train, and develop each worker rather then passively leaving them to train themselves Cooperate with the workers to ensure that the scientifically developed methods are being followed Divide work nearly equally between managers and workers, so that the managers apply scientific management principles to planning the work and the workers actually perform the tasks These principles were implemented in many factories, often increasing productivity by factor of three or more, Henry For applied Taylors principles in his...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course SPEA-V 241 taught by Professor Hughes during the Spring '10 term at Indiana.
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