Scientific Management

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INDEX

a
A Piece Rate System,58 .
Ability, rising through especial, 17 .
Accident insurance associations, 119 , 120 , 198 .
American Machinist cited, 38 .
American Screw Works, 73 .
American Society of Mechanical
Engineers, 5 , 37 , 58 , 80 .
Analysis of orders for machines, 111 , 112 ;
of inquiries for new work, 111 , 114 .
Apprentice system of Mr. Vauclain, 202 .
Assembling sheet for time study, 160 , 161 .
Average man, work of, compared with first-class man, 24 , 28 , 50 .

b
Balance clerk, duties of, 113 , 114 .
Barth, Carl G., law of cycle of operations discovered by, 173 ;
developed a slide rule, 180 .
Belts. the tightening of, 125 , 126 .
Bench work, time study for. 111 - 113 .
Bethlehem Steel Co., 46 ;
case of, used in illustration of shop management, 73 ;
functional foremanship in, 105 , 106 ;
concentration of departments in, 110 .
Bicycle balls, inspection of, 85 - 90 .
Bonus, men do better when it is offered, 175 ;
time, 176 .
Bosses, gang, duties of, in military type of organization, 96 - 98 ;
eight under functional management, 99 , 100 ;
executive functional, four types of, 100 ;
gang, 100 , 101 ;
speed, 101 ;
inspectors, 101 ;
repair, 101 , 102 ;
of the planning room, four types of, 102 ;
improvement due to introduction of, 108 ;
and over-foremen, insystem of functional foremanship, 108 , 109 .
Boycott, the, 191 .

c
Change in management. See Management, change in.
Chemical manufactories, case of rival used as illustration, 18 .
Clerks, order of work and route, duties of, 102 ;
instruction card, duties of, 102 , 103 ;
time and cost, duties of, 103 .
Contract system, 35 .
Cooperation, quotation on, from A Piece Rate System,37 ;
no scope for personal ambition in, 37 ;
remoteness of the reward, 37 .
Cost, of items manufactured, entered in planning room, 115 ;
of production, lowered by separating brain work from manual labor, 121 .
Cycles of elementary operations, 172 ;
mathematical law of, 173 , 174 .

d
Day work, 20 ;
task work applied to 71 .
Deceit involved in soldiering, 35 , 41 .
Details must be carefully standardized, 65 .
Differential rate system of piece work, 58 , 76 ;
compared with task work with a bonus, 76 - 80 ;
applied to inspection of bicycle balls, 85 - 90 ;
applied to large engineering establishment, 92 - 94 .
Disciplinarian, shop, duties of, 103 , 104 , 119 .
Disciplining of men, 195 - 199 .
Dividends, relation between the payment of, and shop management, 19 , 20 .
Dodge, James M., 80 , 143 .
Dollar, the, 6 .
Drifting, objection made to the use of the word, 41 .

e
Economy in industrial engineering, 6 , 7 .

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Introduction to the Early Sociology of Management and Organizations v
  • Foreword 5
  • Foreword 21
  • Preface 29
  • Shop Management 31
  • Shop Management 33
  • Index 221
  • The Principles of Scientific Management 227
  • Introduction 231
  • Chapter I - Fundamentals of Scientific Managemen 235
  • Chapter II 256
  • Taylor S Testimony Before the Special House Committee 371
  • Taylor's Testimony Before the Special House Committee 375
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