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Scientific Management

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Definition (Scientific Management)
The use of scientific methods to determine the "one best way" for a job to be done
Benefits of Scientific Management
Speeds up the production process, minimal cost, availability of unskilled workers
Frederick Taylor's Four Principles of Scientific Management (1)
Develop a science for each element of an individual's work with standardised work implements and efficient methods for all to follow
Frederick Taylor's Four Principles of Scientific Management (2)
Scientifically select workers with skills and abilities to match each job and train them in the most efficient ways to accomplish tasks
Frederick Taylor's Four Principles of Scientific Management (3)
Ensure cooperation through incentives, and provide the work environment that reinforces optimal work results in a scientific manner
Frederick Taylor's Four Principles of Scientific Management (4)
Divide responsibility for managing and for working because some people are more capable or managing or following orders than others
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