Category Archives: Taylorism

A further list of discussion questions

During the past year I developed more discussion questions that could be used during the classes or in the examinations. Some of the questions have been adopted from Fiona Wilson (2013) Organizational Behaviour and Work. A Critical Introduction. Oxford University … Continue reading

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Taylorism and the Consequences of Simplification and Routinisation of Work

In order to make Taylor’s thoughts of what the management’s task should be more vivid for my students, I developed a simple exercise: First I showed to the class a complete work task that consisted of the following steps: Take … Continue reading

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Scientific Management

Frederick Winslow Taylor is a name that students in management and organisation studies should remember. More importantly, they should remember his work and how what he wrote influenced the organisation and management of work. In addition, his concept of management … Continue reading

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