Frederick Winslow Taylor's Contribution To Bethlehem Steel Company

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Frederick Winslow Taylor is famously known as “the father of scientific management” and the inventor of “Taylorism”. In 1893, Taylor became a consulting engineer. At that time, U.S. was becoming the largest market world-wide. Taylor was the first to put people in the right jobs that they will be able for, studied interactions among the workers and provided facts and data instead of opinions and prejudice. He was the first scholar to recognise the human factor and first efficiency expert. He was the first person in history to make a systematic way to improve work life in factories and output. Taylor was determined to use knowledge to boost worker productivity through training. He understood the importance of management and labour working together for the better of the business. He was aware of the importance of mentality. He wanted to increase cost accounting and efficiency. He believed the workers that are producing should get higher pay as this would increase output. This was done by a piece-rate system. He wanted to use scientific methods to see what workers could achieve with their materials and equipment. He wanted to put the person with the work that they were suitable for, mentally and physically. Taylor’s contributions to Bethlehem Steel Company in 1901, were an accounting system, allocating daily output and costs, lowered the cost of materials and reduced staff. His first book “Shop Management” in 1903, was a handbook for managers to do a better job of

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