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  • On the Shop Floor: Two Studies of Workshop Organization and Output book cover

    On the Shop Floor

    Two Studies of Workshop Organization and Output, 1st Edition

    By T. Lupton

    Lupton's empirical study used real work groups rather than experimental groups working in post-war factories in Britain to arrive at a more sympathetic and informed appreciation of the reasoning behind the positions adopted by workers in their dealings with management, compared with the more…

    Hardback – 2003-09-25
    Routledge

  • Papers on the Science of Administration book cover

    Papers on the Science of Administration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Luther Gulick, L. Urwick

    This edited collection includes contributions by Mary Parker Follett, Henri Fayol, James D. Mooney and Henry S. Dennison, and L. J. Henderson, T. N. Whitehead and Elton Mayo. The paper by Henderson, Whitehead and Mayo discusses the findings of the Hawthorne experiments. Whilst admiring the…

    Hardback – 2003-09-25
    Routledge

  • Management and the Worker book cover

    Management and the Worker

    1st Edition

    By William J. Dickson, F. J. Roethlisberger

    This is the official account of the experiments carried out at the Hawthorne Works of the Eastern Electric Company in Chicago. These were divided into test room studies, interviewing studies and observational studies. The test room studies were experiments into what variables in a workplace…

    Hardback – 2003-09-25
    Routledge

  • Scientific Management book cover

    Scientific Management

    1st Edition

    By Frederick Winslow Taylor

    This volume comprises three works originally published separately as Shop Management (1903), The Principles of Scientific Management (1911) and Testimony Before the Special House Committee (1912). Taylor aimed at reducing conflict between managers and workers by using scientific thought to develop…

    Hardback – 2003-09-25
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Management book cover

    The Philosophy of Management

    1st Edition

    By Oliver Sheldon

    Taylorism was criticised for its over-simplistic view of what motivated the worker. Oliver Sheldon's theme was that though Taylorism had helped the development of a science of management, such work should not detract from the predominantly human job of the manager to manage. His work prefigures the…

    Hardback – 2003-09-25
    Routledge

  • Early Sociology of Management and Organizations book cover

    Early Sociology of Management and Organizations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Thompson

    The early development of the sociology of management and organizations has to be viewed in relation to the emergence, at the beginning of the twentieth century, of a 'Management Movement'. This movement took various forms. On the one hand, it entailed the formation of professional management…

    Hardback – 2003-09-25
    Routledge

  • Early Sociology of Management and Organizations book cover

    Early Sociology of Management and Organizations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Thompson

    The early development of the sociology of management and organizations has to be viewed in relation to the emergence, at the beginning of the twentieth century, of a 'Management Movement'. This movement took various forms. On the one hand, it entailed the formation of professional management…

    Hardback – 2003-09-25
    Routledge

  • Frank and Lilian Gilbreth: Critical Evaluations in Business and Management book cover

    Frank and Lilian Gilbreth

    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Cunningham Wood, Michael C. Wood

    Husband and wife, Frank Gilbreth (1868-1924) and Lilian Gilbreth (1878-1972), are the figures most closely identified with time and motion studies. Pushing F.W. Taylor's ideas to the limit, they sought ways to determine 'the one best way to do work'. Their lasting influence is evident in the fact…

    Hardback – 2003-05-29
    Routledge
    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

  • Operations Management book cover

    Operations Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael. A Lewis, Nigel Slack

    Operations management is concerned with the fundamental activity of organizations - how they provide goods and services. One of the earliest branches of business and management studies, the increase in international competition has seen a resurgence of interest in the development of the operation…

    Hardback – 2003-01-23
    Routledge
    Critical Perspectives on Business and Management

  • Entrepreneurship: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management book cover

    Entrepreneurship

    Critical Perspectives on Business and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Norris Krueger

    Entrepreneurship has come a long way as an academic field, just as it has in our modern economy and society. Entrepreneurship provides a much needed retrospective view of academic work in the area.Scholars in the field approach entrepreneurship from a variety of disciplines and often exhibit little…

    Hardback – 2002-11-07
    Routledge
    Critical Perspectives on Business and Management

  • Henry Ford: Critical Evaluations in Business and Management book cover

    Henry Ford

    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Cunningham Wood, Michael C. Wood

    This collection includes evaluations of and responses to the contributions made by Henry Ford and the ways in which his influence helped shape the understanding of management practices.Henry Ford was an eccentric, and occasionally enlightened, thinker and remains a controversial figure today. He…

    Hardback – 2002-10-03
    Routledge
    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

  • F. W. Taylor: Critical Evaluations in Business and Management book cover

    F. W. Taylor

    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Cunningham Wood, Michael C. Wood

    This collection focuses on Frederick Winslow Taylor (1856-1915), the initiator of 'scientific management'. Taylor set out to transform what had previously been a crude art form into a firm body of knowledge. His work is synonymous with breaking down tasks into the smallest detail, diagnosing the…

    Hardback – 2002-06-27
    Routledge
    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

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