Positive Factors Of Frederick Winslow Taylor

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Frederick Winslow Taylor, (born on march 20’th of 1856 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and died at the age of 59 in 1915) created a system of managerial authority, often referred to as scientific management, that encouraged increased productivity and the transfer of knowledge on production from the managers to the workers and vice-versa.
The result of home-school education, Taylor spent his early years being educated by his mother in both the country of France and Germany while traveling Europe for 18 months. His original plan in life was eventually attending Harvard University and becoming a lawyer like his father, but due to alleged eye deterioration problems, he had to choose a different path in life.
His first job had the role of gaining
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His methods were not received positively in Canada, leading to strikes on the workers part.
In an ironic twist, Taylorism, the creation of a fully capitalist system was admired and adopted by Joseph Stalin and Vladimir Lenin who implemented said scientific management method into soviet manufacturing, which indeed worked and increased worker productivity in the USSR at the cost of the happiness of the people, this shows both negative and positive factors of Taylorism. Taylorism was also applied on Ford’s assembly line which also boosted efficiency.
Conclusion: the man that changed business history forever.
Frederick Winslow Taylor was a man with innovative ideas that are still used today. While flawed, his ideas paved the way for modern management and his key notions of efficiency are still used today. His book received a lot of praise from the business world, and was one of the first Business Consultants (As we know them today). While a lot of people may not agree with how he bended the truth and invented stories to better market his ideas, everyone understands that without him, business management would be in a much less impressive state today. Workers disliked his methods, competitors hated him, but no one could argue against the correlation between his scientific management methods and a steady increase in
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