Henri Fayol's Management Principles: Managing Departmental Task Organization


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How does the view of Henri Fayol on management and productivity differ from that of Frederick Winslow Taylor?

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1. XYZ Corporation follows the administrative school of management; managers are taught that one of their important roles is

2. A CEO of a small company has implemented a strategy where all employees do their work together, without doing specific assignments all the time. He hopes that it will decrease the level of paperwork necessary and improve employee relations. Which one of Fayol's principles did he violate?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Focusing on seven of Fayol's fourteen principles, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of Henri Fayol's management principles. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding what remuneration involves.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • What remuneration involves
  • Definition of unity of direction
  • How the principle of discipline can be displayed
  • Meaning of the subordination of individual interests

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Fayol's principles of management lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases and terms, such as remuneration and unity of direction
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how the principle of discipline can be displayed

Additional Learning

To learn more about how a specialized task can improve productivity, review the corresponding lesson on Henry Fayol's Management Principles: Managing Departmental Task Organization. This experience will help you:

  • Know the early history surrounding Henry Fayol
  • Describe the difference between scientific management and administrative management
  • Identify the six functions of management
  • Understand how the six functions translate to Fayol's principles
  • Appreciate the characteristics of each of the first seven principles of management