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Management, Scientific

  • By: Fiona A. E. McQuarrie
  • In: Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia
  • Edited by: Vicki Smith
  • Subject:Organizational Psychology, Sociology of Work (general), Organizational Theory

Scientific management, primarily associated with the work of Frederick Winslow Taylor in the early 20th century, is a theory of work organization and management that aims to improve workplace productivity by analyzing and designing the execution of individual work tasks. ...

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