TheHistory of Management Thought

ISBN-10: 0471669229

ISBN-13: 9780471669227

Edition: 5th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Daniel A. Wren

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This text and reference examines the evolution of management thought from its earliest days to the present by examining the backgrounds, ideas and influences of major contributors. It profiles significant eras in the development of management thought, analysing various trends and movements.
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Book details

List price: $146.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 550
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

A prologue to the past
Management before industrialization
The industrial revolution : problems and perspective
Management pioneers in the early factory
The industrial revolution in the United States
Industrial growth and systematic management
The advent of scientific management
Spreading the gospel of efficiency
The human factor : preparing the way
The emergence of management and organization theory
Scientific management in theory and practice
Scientific management in retrospect
The Hawthorne studies
The search for organizational integration
People and organizations
Organizations and people
Human relations in concept and practice
The social person era in retrospect
Management theory and practice
Organizational behavior and theory
Science and systems in management
Obligations and opportunities
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