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Management and the Arts, 5th Edition by William J. Byrnes

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3  Management History and Practice

A great challenge faces the management thinkers of today, as great as the challenge of the late nineteenth century. It is no exaggeration to say we need to undertake a root and branch reexamination of what management is, what its purpose is, what the role of management thinkers is, and how we as management thinkers can contribute to meeting that challenge.1

Mogen Witzel, A History of Management Thought

Key Terms & Concepts

Robert Owen

Charles Babbage

Daniel Craig McCallum

Henry Varnum Poor

Frederick W. Taylor

Scientific management

Operations research

Critical path method

Computer-aided design, computer-assisted manufacturing, and computer-implemented manufacturing

Henri Fayol’s Fourteen Principles

Human relations ...

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