Frederick W. Taylor, the father of scientific management: myth and reality

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Recounts the life of the man whose idea of analysing work transformed management, and seeks to show how his theories apply today

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Frederick W. Taylor: The Father of Scientific Management : Myth and Reality

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This is a very carefully researched look at Taylor, the much-misunderstood father of scientific management. Using primary source material, the authors present in a very readable manner a biography ... Read full review

Contents

PARTI THE EARLY YEARS
1
THE MIDVALE DAYS
31
THE SYSTEM EVOLVES
65
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About the author (1991)

Daniel A. Wren is David Ross Boyd Professor of Management at the University of Oklahoma and the Curator of the Harry W. Bass Business History Collection. He lives in Norman, Oklahoma. Ronald G. Greenwood, now deceased, was a widely published author on management and business history.

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