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Re-Tayloring Management: Scientific Management a Century on

edited by Christina Evans, Leonard Holmes
Farnham, England : Gower ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2013.
9781409450757 (hbk.), 1409450759 (hbk.), 9781409450764 (ebk.), 1409450767 (ebk.), 9781472401656 (ebk.), 1472401654 (ebk.)
  • Introduction / Christina Evans and Leonard Holmes
  • Pt. 1. Management in an historical context. Stem cell, pathogen or fatal remedy? The relationship of Taylor's principles of management to the wider management movement / Colin Hales ; The influence of Taylor on UK business management education / Huw Morris ; Managerial performance and the expertise of managing : prescriptive, descriptive or ascriptive? / Leonard Holmes
  • Pt. 2. Taylor's legacy in the contemporary knowledge and service economy. Call centre work : Taylorism with a facelift / Shuchi Sinha and Yiannis Gabriel ; Digital Taylorism : hybrid knowledge professionals in the UK ICT sector / Judith Glover ; 'Taylorism' without 'Taylor'? Some reflections on 'Taylorism' and new public management / Tony Cutler ; If it moves, measure it : Taylor's impact on UK higher education / Christopher Bond and Darren O'Byrne
  • Pt. 3. Management a century on : contradictions, dilemmas and prospects. Modern-day 'Schmidts' : the legacy of Taylorism in elite 'professional' roles / Yvonne Guerrier ; Job design : from top-down managerial control to bottom-up 'job crafting' / Christina Evans ; Continuities, discontinuities and prospects for future of management / Christina Evans and Leonard Holmes.
xiii, 205 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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