Classical Approaches to Management Essay

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* Classical approaches to management include: * Scientific management * Administrative principles * Bureaucratic organization

* Scientific management (Frederick Taylor) * Develop rules of motion, standardized work implements, and proper working conditions for every job. * Carefully select workers with the right abilities for the job. * Carefully train workers and provide proper incentives. * Support workers by carefully planning their work and removing obstacles.

* Scientific management (the Gilbreths) * Motion study * Science of reducing a job or task to its basic physical motions. * Eliminating wasted motions improves performance.

* Administrative
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* Based on principles of logic, order, and legitimate authority.

* Characteristics of bureaucratic organizations: * Clear division of

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