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date: 31 October 2020

Taylorism 

Source:
A Dictionary of Human Geography
Author(s):

Alisdair Rogers,

Noel Castree,

Rob Kitchin

The organization of work according to the principles of Frederick W. Taylor (1856–1915) and his doctrine of ‘scientific management’. As applied to manufacturing industries in his native USA, Taylorism was based on deconstructing any production process into a sequence of simple actions and then coordinating them by means of managerial intervention in order to achieve the highest productivity in the least time. It constituted an advanced ... ...

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