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Scientific Management: Theories, Principles & Definition

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Who is the founding father of scientific management theory?

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1. Who came up with the concept of a therblig?

2. What tool does scientific management theory not utilize?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help you assess your understanding of the scientific management theory. You will be quizzed on the concept of a therblig and the tools used in scientific management.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and corresponding worksheet to assess your understanding of the following:

  • Concept of therblig
  • Founding father of the scientific management theory
  • Four principles of management according to Frederick Taylor

Skills Practiced

Use this quiz and worksheet to test out the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the information you have gained regarding the scientific management theory
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about tools used in scientific management
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the influence of scientific management in a different light

Additional Learning

To learn more, complete the corresponding lesson titled Scientific Management: Theories, Principles & Definition. The lesson covers these objectives:

  • Identify characteristics of the scientific management theory
  • Learn about the contributions made by Frederick Taylor
  • Determine what tools are used in scientific management
  • Define quantitative analysis
  • Review the concepts of therblig
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