Frederick Taylor | Scientific Management Explained

September 25, 2022 by No Comments

This video explains Frederick Taylor’s theory of scientific management and motivation. This theory is also known as Taylorism.

In this video I’ll explain the key points of Taylor’s theory, its advantages and disadvantages and the how the principals are still used today at McDonald’s.

The scientific management theory is based on a couple of simple concepts:
– the main motivator for employees is pay
– Science can be used to increase efficiency and productivity
– Workers should be given one task and should learn to master that task

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