History of Management Thought / Edition 5

History of Management Thought / Edition 5

by Daniel A. Wren, Wren
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471669229

ISBN-13: 9780471669227

Pub. Date: 10/18/2004

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

A lot more than you might think. By tracing the origin and development of modern management concepts, you can develop a more logical, coherent picture of the present state of management practice, and a deeper understanding of the analytical and conceptual tools of the trade. The History of Management Thought, Fifth Edition, presents the unfolding story of

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A lot more than you might think. By tracing the origin and development of modern management concepts, you can develop a more logical, coherent picture of the present state of management practice, and a deeper understanding of the analytical and conceptual tools of the trade. The History of Management Thought, Fifth Edition, presents the unfolding story of the lives and times of major figures in the field, as well as the enduring themes and influential ideas that have helped shape management thought––from its earliest, pre-industrial beginnings to modern theories. Throughout this comprehensive history, author Daniel Wren profiles significant eras, and analyzes various trends and movements. Now updated and revised, this Fifth Edition reflects the impact of technology and changing market conditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471669227
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/18/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
1.21(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1A prologue to the past3
Ch. 2Management before industrialization13
Ch. 3The industrial revolution : problems and perspective39
Ch. 4Management pioneers in the early factory61
Ch. 5The industrial revolution in the United States77
Ch. 6Industrial growth and systematic management95
Ch. 7The advent of scientific management121
Ch. 8Spreading the gospel of efficiency153
Ch. 9The human factor : preparing the way185
Ch. 10The emergence of management and organization theory209
Ch. 11Scientific management in theory and practice231
Ch. 12Scientific management in retrospect257
Ch. 13The Hawthorne studies279
Ch. 14The search for organizational integration301
Ch. 15People and organizations323
Ch. 16Organizations and people343
Ch. 17Human relations in concept and practice363
Ch. 18The social person era in retrospect375
Ch. 19Management theory and practice397
Ch. 20Organizational behavior and theory427
Ch. 21Science and systems in management455
Ch. 22Obligations and opportunities473
Ch. 23Epilogue489

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