14 Principles of Management

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Focus on management history Fayol's 14 principles of management then and now: a framework for managing today's organizations effectively Carl A. Rodrigues Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, New Jersey, USA Industrial manufacturing began to play an increasingly important role in the US economy more than 100 years ago. Since then, many writers have developed propositions about what managers of Abstract Early last century, for industrially- organizations must do to be able to perform developing economies, Fayol their managerial duties more effectively. One offered 14 principles of of the most well-known and quoted early management aimed to help managers ascertain what to do to writers is the late French…show more content…
Also, many US organizations now find themselves in situations where they must downsize their staff as a means of staying competitive (see Cascio, 1993; O'Neill and Lenn, 1995; Bruton et al., 1996). With fewer workers available to perform the specialized tasks, these organizations rely on workers performing numerous tasks (see Carson, 1992; Cunningham and Eberle, 1990). Furthermore, as it has been well publicized, managers of organizations in Japan have demonstrated that greater efficiency and productivity can be attained by rejecting the notion of employees performing a single specialized task and adhering to the notion of employees performing
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