Definition of scientific management in English:

scientific management

Syllabification: sci·en·tif·ic man·age·ment


  • Management of a business, industry, or economy, according to principles of efficiency derived from experiments in methods of work and production, especially from time-and-motion studies.
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    • It is a widespread illusion that the efficiency of government bureaus could be improved by management engineers and their methods of scientific management.
    • As a result, engineering firms slowly abandoned apprentice programs and began exploring scientific management as the tool to sustain their shop-floor control and productive vitality.
    • First, scientific management transforms welfare capitalism into personnel management programs to supervise workers.

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