List and describe the major factors that influenced the evolution of management thought.

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The way managers think used to be governed by a very industrialized way of thinking, known as "Taylorism."

Taylorism takes a scientific approach to workers, training them to do a specific job efficiently and to be efficient parts of a production chain. This worked particularly well in a factory environment, before a lot of the jobs previously done by people were taken over by machines.

The field of management and this way of thinking has had to evolve dramatically in recent years due to the modernization of work practices, the influence of technology, the emergence...

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