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People: What has Taylor ever done for us? Scientific and humane management reconsidered

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Publication date1/01/2018
Host publicationManaging Projects in a World of People, Strategy and Change
EditorsDarren Dalcher
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9780429831607
ISBN (Print)9781138326637
<mark>Original language</mark>English


Pioneers pave the path for those who follow by shaping the discipline and defining the terrain. They also play a crucial role in surfacing and enshrining basic assumptions that permeate thinking and logic around the emerging discipline. As a leading pioneer in the development of management thinking, Taylor’s influence on the discipline of project management merits exploration and analysis in the context of the wider philosophy of management.