The One Best Way by Robert Kanigel
Frederick Winslow Taylor and the Enigma of Efficiency (Sloan Technology)

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The story of the man who influenced both Henry Ford and Vladimar Lenin profiles efficiency expert Frederick Winslow Taylor, a man who felt he could bring prosperity to everyone and abolish class hatred through raising wages and increasing ""efficiency.""
 

About Robert Kanigel

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Robert Kanigel is Professor of Science Writing and Director of the Graduate Program in Science Writing at MIT.
 
Published May 1, 1997 by Viking Adult. 656 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Economics, Parenting & Relationships, Professional & Technical, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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A circumspect biography of America's first efficiency expert, sensitive to both Taylor's limitations and his impact on the world.

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He links his subjects with consummate skill, supporting social theories with diary excerpts and contemporary news reports to produce an ardently researched, enlightening report on a city that becomes, through the course of this study, a marker for change, an indicator of social mores and fashions...

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covers the familiar highlights of the Taylor story: Taylor's work.

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