Taylor's Theory of Scientific Management

Topics: Management, Scientific management, Organizational studies and human resource management Pages: 4 (861 words) Published: December 12, 2010


Assignment Topic 2010/11

“To what extent is Taylor’s theory of scientific management still useful for managers today?”

Submission Guidelines
Word limit: 1,500 words (10% variation either way accepted)
Submission deadline: Monday 13th December 2010 before 10am
Submission procedure:
• Please submit your assignment in person in hard-copy (do not email your assignment) to the post-box in P28, the Undergraduate Enquiries office, on the ground floor of the Aberconway Building. • Please number your pages and complete the front-sheet overleaf and attach to the front of your assignment. • Your assignment must be bound securely, either by stapling the pages together or by placing in a secure plastic folder. Please do not place loose pages in a plastic wallet because they can easily get separated.

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• You can also ask your tutorial tutor for advice on the assignment. While tutors are unable to read and comment upon complete assignments because of time constraints, we are available to give you advice on essay plans, or specific questions about the course content. • Please email me at whittlea@cardiff.ac.uk if you have any specific queries about your essay plan or about aspects of the course content you did not understand. o Note: I am unable to tell you what to put into your assignment, this has to be your own work o Note: I am unable to read through...
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