Henry Fayol's Weakness

1054 WordsMay 17, 20135 Pages
His works named �The Principles of Scientific Management� was published in the early 1900s. In the initial stage, Taylor was being affected by some moral principles; therefore, he had a profound respect for the following principles: • Brought up scientific working methods for basic formative section of each staff�s job. • Scientifically selected, trained, fostered and cultivated the workers. • Cooperated with staffs enthusiastically so that ensuring jobs done are suitable to scientific theory which has been set forth. • Basically actualized equal division of labor between jobs and responsibilities of the managements and the workers. • All work processes should be systematically analyzed and broke down into…show more content…
• Stability of employees� terms of office. High mobile labor would lead to low effectiveness. The managers should formulate plans of human affairs in order as to find the right substitute as positions appeared vacant. • Espirt de corps. It publicized that esprit de corps would be established and unified harmoniously. There is no doubt that Fayol did have misunderstanding towards the organizational behavior. This can be discerned from which he hypothesized universal principles that were applicable to all organizational situations; only acknowledged the formal organization and focused on the structure of organizations; took management as critical paternalistic; his ideas was stiff to desires and needs of both individuals and groups; his rational and deterministic approach lacked suitability towards structures and behaviors of people as individuals and groups; the 14 universal principles set forth by him were not will fit into an organic organization; Max Weber Weber, as a matter of fact, tended to be an academic with an interest in authority structure. His works, � Theory of Social and Economic Organization�, coined the term � bureaucracy�, which can be viewed as an attempt to build up a reasonable and legal basis for the authority and an arrangement for the purpose of selecting people and undertaking various sorts of activities. [pic] Bureaucratic type of organizational
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