Scientific Management and Human Relations Approaches in 21st Century

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FOREIGN TRADE UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION

SCIENTIFIC MANAGEMENT AND HUMAN RELATIONS APPROACHES IN 21st CENTURY ESSAY NAME: NGUYỄN THỊ PHƯƠNG LINH CLASS: FB3-A1

MENTOR: Dr. NGUYỄN THU THỦY Mr. HOÀNG ANH DUY (MBA)

DATE: 2012

INTRODUCTION
Organization is a group of at least two people intentionally organized to accomplish specific goals. Therefore, this leads to the appearance of management and
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Likewise, the production postponement lessens on account of pre-establishing the product operations. Nonetheless, there are also a number of drawbacks when it comes to scientific management. This theory is not useful to deal with teamwork or group work. It also ignores individual preferences and initiatives. Workers are treating as machines while soft factors are paid no attention as it mainly emphasizes measuring.

2. The application of Scientific Management in 21st-century organization: a, Example: Scientific management is still applied by many types of today organizations. There are a considerable number of well-known companies that still apply scientific management to their business operation. The fist typical example is Mc Donald (MCD)- the world’s largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurant which serving around 68 million customers daily in 119 countries. The principles of scientific management have been applied by MCD in its business operation for 3 functions: the development of the workman and the scientific education, the method of performing every job and the system of rewarding in order to achieve goals as shown on Mc Donald’s corporate website, 2008. Specifically, MCD provides an incentive system of wages, in which offers bonuses for workers base on the amount of work that they produce. Long term incentives are offered to