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    Henri Fayol was a French engineer and manager in a mine industry and formed the theory to create the base of business administration and business management that is used today. He was born in Istanbul, Turkey in 1841. He joined an engineering school in Lyon which is the second largest city of France. By the age of 19, he graduated as a mine engineer in 1860. As a engineer he joined Rambourg and Co at Boigues. He was the first engineer who came up with the solution to various kinds of problem in his company. He spent his entire professional career in same company witnessing its growth. Henri Fayol’s solution included its issue of combustion, fire hazard and installations in mine. When he was just 25, Henry was appointed as a director of the…

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    Henri Fayol, born 29 July 1841 in Istanbul and deceased on the 19th of November 1925, was a French mining director and engineer, who analyzed and synthesized a theory of management called Fayolism. Fayol’s motivation was not financial, as he had developed his theory at the late age of 75, after a lifetime of collecting and recording observations, while pursuing his career as the manager of a successful metallurgy. The roots of his work may have sprouted from his private life, respectively…

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    Henri Fayol (born 1841 in Istanbul; died 1925 in Paris) was a French management theorist. Henri Fayol was one of the most influencial contributors to modern concepts of Management. He has proposed 5 primary functions of Management: Planning, Organizing, Commanding, Coordinating & Controlling. Henri Fayol synthesized 14 principles for organizational design and effective administration. Fayol 's 14 principles are- 1) Specialization of Labor 2) Authority 3) Discipline 4) Unity of command 5) Unity…

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    ended up being awarded the Military Cross for his services. His experiences in the military would later mould his outlook on management. Urwick founded and was head of Urwick, Orr and Partners, Britain’s first firm of management consultants. After leaving the firm he spent his time lecturing and writing about management (S.Pugh & Hickson, 2007). Urwick is arguably the one of the most outstanding figure in the history of British management partly due to the fact he has been one of very few to…

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    All About “Auguste Escoffier” Auguste Escoffier, or as otherwise known as, “The King of Chefs” was born in Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet, France. He was born on October 28, 1846 and his career took off at the age of 12 when he entered into apprenticeship in his uncle’s restaurant. This vastly efficient and prominent Chef spent most of his life excelling in the cookery business and essentially making a name for himself. Primarily, at the age of 19 he started working at another…

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    Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish immigrant who became successful in the steel industry during the Gilded Age, which were the 1870’s-1900’s. He worked as a messenger until Thomas Scott, the superintendent of Pennsylvania Railroad, saw potential in Carnegie and became his mentor. His mentor later assigned Carnegie the job to build a bridge across the Mississippi. This resulted in Carnegie investing in the steel industry, since he thought it’d be the strongest material to build the longest bridge in…

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    To attract and keep the attention of the audience in a genre as stale and traditional as still life painting can be a difficult task, but many painters have risen to the challenge in the hundreds of years since its invention. These methods are numerous and involve the exploration of tensions such as those that exist between abstraction and representation, or moralizing versus hedonistic. Considered one of the lowest types of art by the French Academy, Still Life with a Bottle of Rum, Shoes, and…

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    One of the most well-known philosophical work on the phenomenon of laughter belongs to Henri Bergson, the author of Laughter written in 1900. There Bergson examines laughter as a social activity caused by certain comic situations, which in their turn obtain particular patterns of mechanics or repetition. According to Bergson, laughter is an exclusively human phenomenon such that only human beings are able to laugh and also are the primary objects of laughter. In all other cases, nature or…

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    Reflection on Matisse Henri Matisse was born in 1869, the year the Cutty Sark was launched. The year he died, 1954, the first hydrogen bomb exploded at Bikini Atoll. Matisse lived through some of the most traumatic political events, worst wars, greatest slaughters, and the most demented rivalries of ideology. Yet, this did not affect his artwork. He never express his political opinion or experiences living throughout the horror of the 20th century, instead his painting were “the equivalent of…

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    The role of depth in inciting the other senses has been discussed, but what if there was no depth and the entire composition was as flat as it could be. Flatness relieves a painting of the sculptural effect, but does it only present a space inhabitable to man? As far as this assessment is accurate, Greenberg fails to factor in what type of space is represented in flatness. Henri Matisse’s The Red Studio is a very flat painting, with everything in two dimensions. This painting agrees with in the…

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