Ford/Taylor's Economic Analysis

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During the debate on Thursday I found several key issues with the Ford/Taylor

arguments. First, the relegation of workers to menial jobs for relatively low pay and allowing no opportunities to broaden their knowledge of their job nor other opportunities to leave said job is continuing to create the “dumbing-down” of the worker. And second, how do we address the false sense of security corporations provide their employees?
` There is no doubt in the current capitalist economy that people tend to be split into two categories: managerial and laborer. In Taylor’s economics, the laborer is truly satisfied with his lowly work, as he doesn’t know any better. In fact, Taylor insists that the manger must actually talk to the employees in a condescending,
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Eventually, as we have seen in the past, workers come to find a sense that they, and their work, are worth more than their pay. It also surmises that money is inherently intertwined with how happy one will be. In this way, a populist could argue, the scientific management cannot work because it is inherently divisive and offers no real substance, because once the person has provided for themselves and their family, and has managed to accumulate a decent amount of luxuries, happiness does not increase. Happiness comes from money because it allows a sense of security, but happiness in Taylor’s capitalism comes from acquisition of wealth beyond what provides comfort, but with what provides …show more content…
The populists wanted to attack this because they saw the flaws in their rhetoric, and knew ultimately the workers were not most important, but profit and gains were paramount. It’s exploitative and manipulative on account of the corporations. They’ve also managed to perpetuate the negatives of an economic system in which it is nearly impossible to leave, because reverting to a way of life that is based on being totally self-sustaining is unrealistic. And while at this point there is obviously no return, constricting the size and control these corporations have, not just over the government or the market, but also over their employees, is critical in maintaining capitalism that is in the best interests of the

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