Manufacturing Rationality: The Engineering Foundations of the Managerial Revolution

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Index
accounting records, efficiency 94
'additional voices' 113
administrative systems 72-4
administrative workers, increase in 22-3
Alford, Leon28, 29, 214, 215
and American Machinist214, 215, 218
on engineering solutions to labor unrest 173, 174
and Industrial Management218-19
and labor unrest 140
on management recognition as science 129, 130
on scientific management adoption 115-16
and standardization 62-3
on systems adoption 107, 111
on technocracy 48
American Economic Association, and rejection of American Exceptionalism 163
American Engineer27
American Engineering Standards Committee56, 64
American Exceptionalism 33-4, 49-52, 136
and commercial standardization 52, 65-7
and Europe144-5, 205-10
and history 52
and industrial unrest 144-52
and political reality 190-1
rejected by progressives 162-4
role of government 152-6
American Federationist, on deskilling 122
American Machinist:
and American Exceptionalism 144-56
on ASME foundation 29-30
and efficiency discourse 93-7
on efficiency engineering 116-18
on engineering solutions to labor unrest 172-5
on engineers as managers 75-9
history 27-33, 212-16
and industrial psychology 181-6
and labor politics 162-91
and labor unrest 139-56, 172-5
on management recognition as science 128-31
on monopolies 170-1
on organization theory 202-3
on organizations 73-4
and recognition of class structure 167-8
and scientific vs. systematic management 113-16
workforce opposition to 121-8
and standardization 52-67
and systematization 46-52, 79-91
engineers' objections to 107-13
manufacturers' objections 105-7
and systems solutions 186-91
on technocracy 48-9
on workforce opposition to scientific management 121-8
American Railroad Employees (union), opposition to scientific management 122-3
American Railroad Journal27
American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME)24
and engineering solutions to labor unrest 173
and engineers as managers 75-9
and journals 27, 29-30
Management Division 130
on management recognition as science 129-30
management systems debates 118-20
membership trends 32
and standardization 54-6, 63
and standardization, opposition 58-9
Taylor's work rejected 119
and technocracy 48
American Society for Testing Materials53
American system 49-52 see also American Exceptionalism
anarchism:
blamed for strikes 147-50
scares 164-5
Annapolis Naval Academy 26
'anti-efficiency laws' 126-8
'apolitical' politics/political neutrality:
of governance 121, 189-91, 203-4
of journals 142-4
of management 3, 5-6, 8, 19, 103, 197, 198, 200-1, 206
of military reality 7-8
of systems 142-4, 156 n., 190-1
Arnold, Horace ( Henry Roland):
on managerial succession 86
on systematic organization 79
on systematization 202
on systems 51
AT&T, and standardization 62, 79
automation 46-9
automobile industry, and standardization 64
Baer, George E36
Bailey, Jackson29-30, 213
Barnard, Chester, on organization theory 199

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