Model Answer on Taylor and Ford and Mcgonaldization

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MODEL ANSWER TO TAYLORISM-FORDISIM-MCDONALDIZATION (Classical Management used in the modern contemporary phase) By the end of the world war in the early 20th century , the revolutionary industrialization phase brought about a rationalistic approach to resolve the lingering managerial principle-agent dilemma, which inevitably became highly influential. The universal principles set down by classical managerial theorists laid down the foundations of modern-contemporary management style, for which Taylors and fordisim act as constituent elements. Taylorism and fordisim is a notion referring to the practical application of the contributions of two very important classical management theorists, “federick taylor” and “Henry Ford”. Taylor was an engineer by profession, became reendowed by his publications over the principles of management, providing universal principles for which he believed were the only best way for productive efficiency, contributing towards profit maximization. His contributions gave him the title of the “father of scientific management” as his theories did dramatically evolve the monopolistic capitalism of the 20th century. Extending taylorisim, Henry ford , who was an entrepreneur by profession, established his assembly line methodology, aiding mass production of his model T cars. By focusing over speed and machinery, he achieved substantial increase in productivity. Fordisim, post fordisim and neo fordisim are all modified versions of his work and still prevail today, primarily in the manufacturing sector and the fast food sector, renamed as mcdonaldization by George ritzer. Taylorisim focused over a scientific means of managing an organization. It followed two basic ideas, the work study methods and task decomposition. Taylors prime emphasis was over the shop floor management (labour force). He believed managers to be the “monopolistis of

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