The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Taylorism

  • A. L. Friedman
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-349-95189-5_1790

Abstract

Taylorism refers to the system of management developed by Frederick Winslow Taylor. Taylor called his system ‘scientific management’. Scientific management is clearly described in Taylor’s two most famous works, Shop Management (1903) and The Principles of Scientific Management (1911).

Keywords

Scientific management Soldiering Taylor, F. W. Taylorism Time study 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. L. Friedman
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