Scientific management

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Scientific management
Introduction
Nowadays, scientific management plays an important role in our workplaces. Nevertheless, to draw a conclusion that whether scientific management is appropriate in nowadays workplaces, the essay will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of scientific management. First of all, as to the definition of management, the answer to this problem varies from people to people. Some people like Frederick Winslow Taylor, thought that management is a discipline that involves the calm and systematic tasks of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. Maybe, from this point of view, we can basically understand what the managers do. However, others such as Jaffee have questioned whether scientific management
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For their leadership, the managers have to encourage their companies to fight with them. In order to gain enough information for their team to achieve their work, the managers should establish a strong network of contact. In short, there are three roles in the managers’ interpersonal group (Thompson & McHugh 2002, p. 56). They are figurehead, liaison and leader.
The second one is information processing roles. As the managers, they may not know every detail function as his subordinates who specializes it. However, as the leaderships in his organization, the manager will collect all kinds of information from his subordinates and he will know more about his organization’s information than any companies in his organization. Hence, the manager is the nerve centre of information system in his organization.
The last one role is decision-making roles. The manager has to make many important decisions for his organization for he knows more information about his organization than any of his subordinates. He must be responsible for his organization and he must do the important choices represent his organization. What he do will decide the development or failure of his organization, not just himself. Thus, in the manager is at the heart of the decision-making system.
Motivation of worker and manager
As we know, there can be huge differences between the quality and quantity of our work

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