A pioneer in the fields of organizational theory and behaviour Mary Parker Follett authored a number of books and numerous essays, articles and speeches on human relations, political philosophy, psychology and management. The first woman invited to address the London School of Economics, this book includes five lectures delivered to the newly-formed Department of Business Administration at the LSE in 1933, as well as six given by Parker Follett a the Taylor Society in New York in 1926.
Preface. Introduction L Urwick. 1. The Illusion of Final Authority. 2. The Giving of Orders. 3. The Basis of Authority. 4. The Essentials of Leadership. 5. Co-Ordination. 6. The Process of Control.