Fredrick Winslow Taylor

Fredrick Winslow Taylor - a work is analysed scientifically...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Fredrick Winslow Taylor ( March 20, 1856 - March 21, 1915) commonly known as ’Father of Scientific Management’ started his career as an operator and rose to the position of chief engineer. He conducted various experiments during this process which forms the basis of scientific management. It implies application of scientific principles for According to Taylor, “Scientific Management is an art of knowing exactly what you want your men to do and seeing that they do it in the best and cheapest way”. In Taylors view, if
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: a work is analysed scientifically it will be possible to find one best way to do it. Hence scientific management is a thoughtful, organized, dual approach towards the job of management against hit or miss or Rule of Thumb. According to Drucker , “The cost of scientific management is the organized study of work, the analysis of work into simplest element & systematic management of worker’s performance of each element”....
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 11/26/2011 for the course MANAGEMENT mg101 taught by Professor - during the Fall '09 term at Montgomery.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online