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Scientific Management in Action:
Taylorism at Watertown Arsenal, 1908-1915
Hugh G.J. Aitken

Paperback | 2014 | $41.95 | £34.95 | ISBN: 9780691611334
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The book is a balanced analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of Taylorism, including the naiveté that led its proponents to ignore the emotional side of the complex roles and patterns that govern the world of work.

Originally published in 1985.

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Table of Contents:

  • FrontMatter, pg. i
  • FOREWORD, pg. v
  • AUTHOR'S PREFACE, pg. xiii
  • CONTENTS, pg. xvii
  • Introduction, pg. 1
  • Chapter 1. The Taylor System, pg. 13
  • Chapter 2. The Ordnance Department, pg. 49
  • Chapter 3. The Arsenal, pg. 85
  • Chapter 4. Conflicts, pg. 135
  • Chapter 5. Consequences, pg. 186
  • Bibliographical Note, pg. 243
  • Notes, pg. 245
  • Index, pg. 265

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