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The Fabric of This World: Inquiries Into Calling, Career Choice, and the ...

Lee Hardy - Business & Economics - 1990 - 213 pages
...he is to accomplish, as well as the means to be used in doing the work. The task specifies not only what is to be done but how it is to be done and the exact time allowed for doing it."13 Despite the glowing accounts Taylor gives of his accomplishments...
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Leadership Counts: Lessons for Public Managers from the Massachusetts ...

Robert Behn - Political Science - 2009 - 263 pages
...to accomplish, as well as the means to be used in doing the work . . . This task specifies not only what is to be done but how it is to be done and the exact time allowed for doing it."14 Whether the policy area is welfare, or agriculture, or...
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Critical Studies in Organization and Bureaucracy

Frank Fischer, Carmen Sirianni - Business & Economics - 1994 - 644 pages
...to accomplish, as well as the means to be used in doing the work. . . . This task specifies not only what is to be done, but how it is to be done and the exact time allowed for doing it. ... Scientific management consists very largely in preparing...
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Unions and Workplace Reorganization

Bruce Nissen - Political Science - 1997 - 240 pages
...he is to accomplish, as well as the means to be used in doing the work. This task specifies not only what is to be done, but how it is to be done and the exact time allowed for doing it. Third, this work organization requires a hierarchical, regimented...
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Changing by Design: Organizational Innovation at Hewlett-Packard

Deone Zell - Business & Economics - 1997 - 180 pages
...to accomplish, as well as the means to be used in doing the work. . . . This task specifies not only what is to be done, but how it is to be done and the exact time allowed for doing it." (1967:39). The principles of scientific management that rationalized...
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Recasting Egalitarianism: New Rules for Communities, States and Markets

Samuel Bowles, Herbert Gintis, Harry Brighouse - Business & Economics - 1998 - 397 pages
...to accomplish, as well as the means to be used in doing the work . . . This task specifies not only what is to be done, but how it is to be done and the exact time allowed for doing it ... Scientific management consists very largely in preparing...
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Rethinking Democratic Accountability

Robert D. Behn - Political Science - 2001 - 317 pages
..."perhaps the most prominent single element in modern scientific management." The task "specifies not only what is to be done but how it is to be done and the exact time allowed for doing it." Moreover, the job of defining each such task is the responsibility...
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Reason to Believe: Romanticism, Pragmatism, and the Teaching of Writing

Hephzibah Roskelly, Kate Ronald - Education - 1998 - 187 pages
...stopwatch dictated. Each worker received an instruction card, which described in minute detail "not only what is to be done, but how it is to be done and the exact time allowed for doing it" (1919, 39). The "task ideas" were worked out by the planning...
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The Unfinished Struggle: Turning Points in American Labor, 1877-present

Steve Babson - History - 1999 - 205 pages
...job and divide it into dozens of simple, repetitive tasks with detailed instructions for "not only what is to be done, but how it is to be done and the exact time for doing it." With this systematic de-skilling of the metal trades, most craftsmen...
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The Sociology of Organizations: Classic, Contemporary, and Critical Readings

Michael J Handel - Business & Economics - 2003 - 541 pages
...to accomplish. as well as the means to be used in doing the work. . . . This task specifies not only what is to be done. but how it is to be done and the exact time allowed for doing it. ... Scientific management consists very largely in preparing...
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