What is scientific management? principles of scientific management, management functions,planning, organisation and control, structure of organisation for mining enterprises.

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Scientific management is the name given to a school of management that grew up in the United States in the early 20th Century.  The name most commonly associated with it is Frederick Winslow Taylor.  Because of him, the idea is sometimes referred to as Taylorism.

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Scientific management is the name given to a school of management that grew up in the United States in the early 20th Century.  The name most commonly associated with it is Frederick Winslow Taylor.  Because of him, the idea is sometimes referred to as Taylorism.

The basic idea of scientific management is to make the process of production as efficient as possible.  Taylor and his people would do "time and motion studies" to try to identify wasted motions by workers and eliminate them.

In any industry, then, scientific management would suggest that you should thoroughly analyze the processes of production and try to weed out any steps or procedures that waste time or effort.

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