Dewey And Dewey's System Of Work And Scientific Management

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Marshall emphasized on small and medium enterprises and also added that both organizations has some important reasons to survive. But the large organizations get more opportunities than small scale industries. The large scale organization use much scientific methods, efficient workers and techniques and equipments as well as the productivity also higher than small industries. (Marshall 1897: 307) .
Marshall criticized another deflection of scientific management that it stated that traditional systems of labor are not productive and to increase productivity it must be changed. But, marshal expressed it as remunerative problem. For eradication of the problem, organizations planning department must take initiative, analyze, and make right each
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Dewey added that the tendency to reduce productivity of work and scientific management to purely technical externals is evidence of the one-sided provocation of thought given to those, who generate the aim, in control of industry. ” (MW 9:91) Manager of organization always try to give extra care on standardization of work, time study efficiency analysis, dissection of job, perfect payment formula, but disinterested to integrate workers, increasing and use the hidden talents of them in workplace. Dewey specified the main problem for alienation and malaise of workers and scientific management try to deprive the workers rights and objectives. Dewey also criticized the thesis ‘one best way’ for making work process more efficient. , it is not consistent with current approaches such as MBO (Management By Objectives), Continuous Improvement initiatives, BPR (Business Process Reengineering), and other tools like them. It increase workers own responsibilities and focus to make decision with collaboration and cooperation of all employees in an industry. Dewey said that it as monistic account. The plurality of methods helps industries to become more flexible and to gain industrial growth and development. Workers feel bore and works in a non-citizenship way with organization when managers again and again emphasis on efficiency in movement and …show more content…
Scientific management divide tasks down into small several steps, and focuses on dividing tasks among the workers based on their efficiency and who perform best. Informal/collaborative groups increase the independence of employees and promote workplace democracy. ( Based on theory of Mary Parker Follet).it develops workers minds and work performance Today’s methodologies focus on examining work systems more holistically for evaluate efficiency and maximize productivity. The extreme specialization that Taylor’s scientific management’s work division is opposed to today’s ideals of how to generate a motivating and satisfying workplace. Dewey’s Criticisms of Taylorism, accessed 1st may, 2015 at 10

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